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An importante Ivory Bust of Napoléon Bonaparte


An importante Ivory Bust of Napoléon Bonaparte


Lot-No. 302 | Proceeds: 3.200,00 €

Dieppe, around 1840. Fullround carved ivory. The virtuosly carved bust is depicting Napoléon as General wearing his uniform, hat and order, the face with craggy features turned slightly to the side. On the reverse side ligated monogr. 'JG'. Ebonized base with applicated crowned 'N'. Bust: H. 18 cm, base: H. 10 cm. - Provenance: Former collection Gallery Bruno SUGERES, France; sold at the Biennale Des Antiquaires Grand Palais Paris, September 2018; private collection Hamburg. -

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