Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795 1875)(#59593)
Tiger Devouring a Gavial. Bronze, 1845. Signed Barye in the mold. Height, 8 inches. Length, 20 inches. Provenance: Purchased from Leon Rich/Worldwide Antiques in the 1970s. Literature: Michel Poletti and Alain Richarme, Barye, catalogue raisonne des sculptures, Paris, 2000 pg 205. and Stuart Pivar, The Barye Bronzes: a catalogue raisonne, Woodbridge,Suffolk, 2nd edition 1974, pg. 158. Notice to bidders: Condition reports and additional photographs are provided by request as a courtesy to our clients, as such any condition report is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free of defects, imperfections, restoration, wear and tear, or the effects of aging. Capo Auction shall have no responsibility for any error or omission, additionally all lots are sold As Is and in accordance with the conditions of sale.
High Estimate $12000
Low Estimate $8000