Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Early 20th century, patinated cast bronze, incised with signature and date, with F. Chopin foundry mark to naturalistic terrace, side inscribed "France," cast as a formidable bearded warrior on horseback wearily leaning on flagstaff, sporting chainmail, overcoat, and various weapons.
Approximately 24 1/4 x 23 x 9 in.Estate of Mrs. Belle G. Clark, White Plains, NY, by descent.
Evgeni Lanceray, romanized to Eugene Lanceray, was an exceptionally well known Russian sculptor of the 19th century. Born in St. Petersburg, he is particularly noted for his strong modeling of horses and interest in Middle Eastern and Russian subjects.
F. Chopin was a French fondeur who established in St. Petersburg in 1838, and considered to be the main supplier to the Imperial court and exhibited at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1878.
Loss to upper half flag mount with associated patina loss and mount holes to shield; surface grime to crevices; some mis-shaping to reigns, quiver mount slightly loose.
$8,000 - 12,000