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


Pierre Jules Mêne

(French, 1810–1879)

Valet de Chiens Tenant Deux Griffons Écossais (P.& R. F7), signed on base "P.J. Mêne", 19th century casting, 20-1/4 in. (0,514 mm), patinated bronze,  20-1/4 in. (0,514 mm.)

Note: Literature: Poletti, Michel, Alain Richarme, Pierre-Jules Mêne. Pierre-Jules Mêne: 1810-1879 Catalogue Raisonne. Paris: Univers du bronze, 2007, F 7, pg. 35, ill. 22

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


dark brown to black patina with areas of verdigris, foliate element with some looseness and lacking screw

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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