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Lionne de nubie

Artwork:
Lionne de nubie
Size:
Height: 41 cm
Medium :
Bronze with dark brown patina
Creation Year:
1922
Marks
Signed, stamped with the foundry mark and numbered 'R. Bugatti CIRE PERDUE A. A. HEBRARD 5' (on the top of the base)
Category :
Sculpture
Artwork Details :
Conceived in 1909-1910 as part of the group 'Lion et Lionne de Nubie'; the two sculptures were then cast individually by Adrien Hebrard from 1922 on wards; seven casts of the present motif are known
Provenance :
Adrien Hebrard, Paris; Anonymous sale, Maitre Patrick Gauthier, Belfort, 24 May 1987, lot 60; Private collection, France

Christie’s London

Date:
2016-06-22
Lot Number :
18
Low Estimate :
$707,720
High Estimate :
$990,800
Hammer Price :
Not sold