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Fri, May 5, 2023 01:00AM EDT
Lot 42

Large Camelback Hunter Bronze After P.J. Mene

Estimate: $300 - $500
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Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$5,000 $250
$10,000 $500
$20,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$75,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Pierre Jules Mene (after)
(French, 1810-1879)
Arab Hunter Riding a Camel
Bronze alloy
27" x 27" x 11"

A large sculpture reminiscent of Lawrence of Arabia, inspired by an original by Mene, cast in the latter quarter of the 20th century. Unmarked.

Condition

There are two instances of breakage: the tip of the rifle has snapped (the piece is present) and the camel's tail (not present). Scattered small deposits of white residue.