Description

    A CONTINENTAL TERRACOTTA BUST OF MARIE ANTOINETTE
    Late 19th Century
    33 inches (83.8 cm) high

    The life-size bust of the queen in court dress, a swag of roses falling over her left shoulder, her hair arranged in an elaborate coiffure, on an integral socle base, preserving red pigment on the drapery and base


    Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Her head re-attached with some fill and overpainting.  Surface cracks throughout, though especially across her face and chest.  Chips to the edges of the roses and the curls of her hair.  Losses along her decolletage, the lower edges of the drapery, and the base.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2008
    22nd Thursday
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