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After Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (French, 1827-1875) Terra-cotta Bust of a Young Woman

Auction:
2698B
Lot:
755
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2698B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 11, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

After Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (French, 1827-1875)

Terra-cotta Bust of a Young Woman, incised "J. Baptiste Carpeaux," stamped SEVRES, with the factory mark for stoneware dated 1912, and "G.L.," ht. 11 1/2 in.

Literature: See A.M. Wagner, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux: Sculptor of the Second Empire, p. 205, for additional information on the Sevres commission.
Estimate $400-600

Losses around base. Grime.


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Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, Sevres commission

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