French Bronze Callipygian Venus

9917 A French or Italian bronze figure of the Callipygian Venus, the face finely detailed and her left leg slightly bent, dark/mid-brown patination with lightly rubbed highlights, standing on a rectangular base with C-Couronne stamp and set into a rectangular ebonised plinth base with gilt bronze swag mounts.

 

French or Florentine

Early 18th century

 

Height: 10.75 ins (25 cms)

Overall: 13.5 ins (34 cms)

Collection of 1st Earl of Leitrim, (1732-1804) probably bought on his Grand Tour 1753/4, inventoried at Killadoon before 1807 and by descent.

 

 

£10,000

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