SOLD! for $240.00.
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Two (2) bronze items, including Duchoiselle sculpture, miniature font or salt cellar. 1st item: Duchoiselle (French, 19th century) patinated bronze sculpture of a lady in classical style dress, seated on a stool, adjusting her sandal. Signed "Duchoiselle" on back of stool. Each leg of stool and sculpture itself impressed D or DD on underside; numbers 1827324 hand inscribed underneath stool. Mounted to a later stepped painted base with fabric covered top. 7" H x 7 1/2" W x 3" D. 2nd item: Miniature bronze font, possibly a salt cellar with missing insert; Gothic style cast edges, raised on a tripodal plinth with anthemion design and paw feet. 5" H. Both items late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Dr. Howard T. DeHaven, Columbia, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Arms slightly loose; sculpture is mounted to base only at one point (subject's foot). Some spots of minor wear to surface patination (tip of nose, back). Some wear to base. 2nd item: Original insert likely missing, otherwise overall good condition.