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New Year Special Auction Event Day 3

Sun, Jan 21, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 1252


Estimate: $400 - $600

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Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Bronze sculpture, Bust of Napoleon Bonaparte, signed in cast Ajaccio, on black granite base, overall: approx 13 5/8"h, 5.25"w, 5.25"d, 15.75lbs Start Price: $300.00


1.11.24: In my opinion regarding LOT 1252: I note that the sculpture is presently intact and is securely affixed to granite base, which exhibits a minute chip to one corner, there is varying degrees of pitting throughout, particularly to the verso and underside of the bust, the signature is clearly legible, and I observe patination/ oxidation throughout, concentrated along seams and crevices, additionally there are typical minor casting flaws such as minute depressions to the square base below the socle


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