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    Melodie

    Eugene Quinton, French (died 1892)
    19th century
    Bronze
    26" High
    Signed on right side of base: E. Quinton
    Stamp: Reduction Mecanique, A. Collas, Brevete
    Marks: foundry mark M. W. and seal, Reduction Mecanique A. Collas, Brevete

    This sculpture is of a standing, Victorian-era female figure, holding her place in a book with her left hand. Her long, ankle-length skirt is wonderfully detailed, as is the tufted stool on which her right foot rests. Her long hair is caught in a loose bun; her eyes are cast downward.

    The Reduction Mecanique A. Collas, Brevete seal denotes that this sculpture is a smaller version of another Melodie.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    1st-2nd Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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