Lot 182
François Laurent Rolard (French, 1842-1912), Bird Charmer
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Patinated cast bronze, incised signature with Société des Bronzes de Paris foundry stamp to base.

26 3/4 in.

Société des Bronzes de Paris was an active foundry from 1875 until the 1930's, with recorded locations at 41 boulevard du Temple and at 14 rue Béranger, with a third location at 117 Boulevard Voltaire. Cast editions were completed for many notable sculptors such as Georges Van der Straeten (French, 1856-1928), Mathurin Moreau (French, 1822-1912), and Albert-Ernest De Carrier-Belleuse (French, 1824-1887).

One bird element remounted; scattered verdigris; hoop element with some mis-shaping and small tear,

$1,000 - 2,000