DescriptionA FRENCH TERRACOTTA BUST OF MARIE ANTOINETTE
Late 19th Century
Marks: LECOMTE 1783, mark of ATELIER PETIT, PARIS
31-1/2 inches (80.0 cm) high
After an 18th century model by Le Comte, the life-size bust of the queen in court dress, wearing a cameo necklace with a portrait of her husband Louis XVI, a spray of roses adorning her elaborate coiffure, on an integral socle base
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.
Overall in good condition. Minor surface wear throughout as appropriate to age.
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