DescriptionA Fine Life Size Carved Walnut Figure After Donatello's David
Antonin Mercié (French, 1795-1875)
Probably Mid-Nineteenth Century
Marks: signed lower right A. Mercié
62 in. high
The figure of David standing in contraposto, with one arm akimbo, holding a stone, the other grasping a sword, and with his foot on the head of the vanquished Goliath, all upon a wreath of victory base.
Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000.
Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age, and minor repair to thumb
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