Decorative Arts Auction

June 0914, 2018
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LOT 87

Lot 87

Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercie (French, 1845-1916

Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercie (French, 1845-1916
Lot 87 Details
Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercie (French, 1845-1916


bronze group, height 36.5" — 92.7 cm., Incised signature A. MERCIE inscribed F. BARBEDIENNE, Fondeur. Paris,and A. COLLAS REDUCTION MECHANIQUE seal, underside impressed 3 and AAA
height 36.5 in — 92.7 cm

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $12,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercie (French, 1845-1916
  • Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercie (French, 1845-1916

Mercié’s original composition in plaster of David Vainqueur de Goliath was exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1872, where it won a first class medal.


Condition report available upon request

LOT 87

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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