Lot 154
Property of Various Owners

Continental Silvered Bronze Equestrian Group of 'The Farewell Kiss' and a Bronze Group of Two Bear Cubs Wrestling
Circa 1900
The first, after a model by Vassili Grachev (Russian 1831-1905), having a silvered bronze patina mounted on a mottled gray and white oval marble base, with plaque inscribed Infanterie Equidation/ Znaim Klosterbruck/ 1906, apparently unsigned; the second, after a model by Victor Peter (French 1840-1918), having a greenish-brown patina, signed lower center V. Peter with foundry marks Susse Fres/ Paris/ Cire/ Perdue in a square and with Susse Frères medallion.
Height overall of first: 11-1/2 in (29.2 cm); Height of second: 8-1/4 in (21 cm)
Estimate $1,500-2,500

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Sold for $1,500