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604: French Louis XV Style Fountainhead

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Description

French Louis XV Fountainhead
likely 19th century, consisting of Cupid holding a bow in his raised left arm, seated on rocaille base, surrounded with two doves, a flaming torch, a quiver of arrows and a scroll column, cast and carved dinanderie. Fountainhead: 52 x 48 in.



The Penns purchased the fountainhead in Paris. This lot is accompanied by an antique engraving illustrating a similar sculpture.

Condition

Fair age appropriate condition with old repairs to Cupid's wrist and wings; Weathered patina.
Buyer's Premium

18%

Estimate $100 – $10,000
Starting Bid $50
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7:00 AM - Apr 26, 2012
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Auctioneer
Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales Ltd.

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Hillsborough, NC 27278
United States


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