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Bronze Bust of John Paul Jones

Auction:
2786B
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2786B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 01, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Bronze Bust of John Paul Jones, D. Godard, founder, Paris, France, 20th century, after Jean-Antoine Houdon cast in bronze and mounted on a green marble pedestal, signed in the casting behind the right shoulder "ATELiERS-DE-MOULAGE-DES-MUSEE NATIONAUX/D. GODARD FUNDEUR PARIS," marked in the casting on the edge of the left arm "Houdon 1780" and marked on the inside behind the right shoulder "MUSEES/NATIONAUX/FRANCE," ht. 28, wd. 19, dp. 12 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Few light rubbed spots on the surface.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Paris, France, Jean-Antoine Houdon, John Paul Jones, D. Godard

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