Very Large 18c French Figural Terracotta Bacchanalian Group Attrib To Clodion Nr For Sale
VERY LARGE 18C FRENCH FIGURAL TERRACOTTA BACCHANALIAN GROUP ATTRIB TO CLODION NR
This listing is for an 18th century terracotta figural grouping of Bacchus and his fauns. The figural group measures 13 inches or 33 cm high, and is 22 ¾ by 15 inches at the base (58 by 38 cm).
The figural grouping is large and elaborate with a young Bacchus leaning over a barrel of grapes. He wears a crown of grapes, leaves and vines on his head and a draping cloth over his lap. Around him are 4 young satyrs all tending to the grapes and enjoying the libations. The sculpture has excellent attention to detail with the figures and their environment. It is not signed, but is attributed to the French artist Claude Michel or Clodion. It has its original brown patina or color, which is all original to the piece.
The sculpture is in excellent condition, there are some minor fleanicks to the edges of the piece.One cherub on the back has a repair to his leg.
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Please note; this sculpture weighs 46 pounds without any packing material. Shipping anywhere in the US via UPSGround with full insurance is $65.00. All other international buyers please email for a shipping quote before the end of the sale.
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