Attributed to Eutrope Bouret (French, 1833-1906), gilt and patinated bronze figurine depicting Cleopatra. Subject is depicted standing and leaning against a plinth with Egyptian hieroglyphic inscriptions, wearing a robe and crown and holding a staff adorned with twin serpents in her right hand. Signed on the side of the base "Bouret" and dated "1872". Bronze rests on a conforming black stone base. Sculpture: 13 3/4" H x 5 1/4" D x 7 3/8" W. Including base: 14 3/4" H x 6" D x 9" W. Late 19th century. CONDITION: Sculpture in overall good condition with old patination. Staff with slight bending near the center. Sculpture is attached to the base. Base with wear and chip to one front edge.
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