RARE BUST in gilded lead representing the... - Lot 38 - Aguttes

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RARE BUST in gilded lead representing the... - Lot 38 - Aguttes
RARE BUST in gilded lead representing the presumed portrait of Henry IV as a child ; the young sovereign is depicted with his head slightly turned to his left and wearing a partially open shirt with a pleated collar. France, 17th century, after a model attributed to Germain Pilon. It is presented on a wooden pedestal veneered with red-stained tortoiseshell decorated with interlaced cords or acanthus leaves in gilt bronze. H. 12.60 ; W. 6.69 inch PROVENANCE - By tradition, former Russian imperialcollections - Probably sold at the end of the 1920'sduring the Russian post-revolutionary sales. - Henry-René d'Allemagne (1863-1950) - Sale of the Henry-René d'Allemagnecollection, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, MaîtreEtienne Ader, March 2-3, 1953, lot 248 - Nicolas Landau (1887-1979), Paris - Le chevalier Joseph de Ghellinckd'Elseghem (1904-1983), Brussels - Important European private collection BIBLIOGRAPHIE - Henry-René d'Allemagne, La maison d'unvieux collectionneur, Tome second, LibrairieGründ, Paris, 1948, plate CCIV, n°204(illustrated) ; mentioned as exhibited in theSalle des étains. - Catalogue of the exhibition “Bronzes of theRenaissance from Donatello to Duquesnoypreserved in Belgian private collections”,Royal Association of Historic Mansions ofBelgium, Château de Laarne, September- October 1967, n°109 (illustrated) - International Art Treasures Exhibitionpresented by The British Antique Dealer'sAssociation Ltd, Bath, 11 August-8September 1973, plate 287, catalogue no.339 (illustrated)  
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