July 13, 2018 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Eugène Louis Lequesne

(French, 1815–1887)

Two Reclining Classical Figures, after the antique by Phidias, detail of the east pediment of the Parthenon, inscribed "Restauré par Lequesne d'apres Phidias", Gautier, Editeur, also stamped "200", silver-plated bronze, 14 x 25 x 9-1/2 in.

Note: Lequesne finished by interpreting the missing arms and heads lacking on the antique.

Provenance:Robert Lee Humber; Lucie Bertier Humber, Paris, France/Greenville, North Carolina; by descent in family


wear to plate, tarnished, some spots of corrosion, small points of paint accretion

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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