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    A Pair of Eugene Laurent Gilt Bronze Young Hercules and Allegory of Fall Lamps
    Marks: E. Laurent
    27-3/4 inches high (70.5 cm)

    PROPERTY FROM A DALLAS COLLECTION

    19th century gilt bronze figures by French sculptor Eugene Laurent depict the Allegory of Fall with a young Hercules laboring in the wheat fields at harvest time and skating carefree in winter. They are mounted on ebonized wood bases and fitted with brass lamp parts, complete with pleated silk shades trimmed in metallic braid, topped by acorn finials.


    Estimate: $800 - $1,200.

    Condition Report*: Regilt, oxidation of bronze figures, bases show wear commensurate with age. Heritage does not guarantee the completeness or working order of electrified lighting mechanisms
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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    June
    9th Saturday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    June
    8th-10th Friday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    18 Days 11h 58m 16s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: 1
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    This lot is in: 2 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 61206-61713) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Saturday, June 9, 2018.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions - Design District Showroom
    1518 Slocum Street
    Dallas, TX 75207

    Opening Bid:
    $400
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