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    A FRENCH PATINATED BRONZE FIGURAL GROUP WITH MARBLE PEDESTAL AFTER MARIUS-JEAN-ANTONIN MERCIE: GLORIA VICTIS
    After Marius-Jean Antonin Mercié (French, 1845-1916), circa 1875
    Cast by Ferdinand Barbedienne, Paris, France
    Marks: A. MERCIÉ, 783, F. BARBEDIENNE, FONDEUR PARIS, REDUCTION MECHANIQUE, A. COLLAS, BREVETE
    36-3/4 inches high (93.3 cm) (bronze)

    The patinated bronze figural group of an armored winged figure of Victory holding aloft a slain young warrior grasping a broken sword, on round base inscribed GLORIA VICTIS. With four part columnar marble pedestal with rotating capital measuring 43-1/2" high.
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    Condition Report*: The bronze in very good condition.  Pedestal is very good condition with some minor chips at upper edge.
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    6th Thursday
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