Lot 164

Bronze Corybant Sculpture after Louis Leon Cugnot

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Bronze Corybant Sculpture after Louis Leon Cugnot

Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000

Starting Bid: $500

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July 31, 2024 12:00 PM EDT
Live Auction
Sunrise, FL, US


A patinated bronze sculpture after Louis Leon Cugnot (French, 1835-1894), titled "Corybante Etouffant les Cris de Jupiter Enfant" ("A Corybante Stifles the Cries of the Infant Jupiter"). Depicting a sacred ancient Greek mythological warrior holding a ceremonial knife and shield as he attempts to fend off a divine putti figure at his feet. The title, artist's signature, Paris, and the date 1870 in Roman numerals (MDCCCLXX) are inscribed at the rim of the base. The sculpture is mounted on a round black marble base.

Dimensions: 46 X 25 X 17 in.

Condition: Good overall condition having mild age related surface wear and patina. Estate fresh to the market.

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$500 $999 $50
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