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Antique Nude Lady Gilt Bronze On Horseshoe Recipon

Price: $2,250
  • Item No: 72813

Beautiful antique gilt bronze nude lady on a horseshoe hammering a nail. The bronze is inscribed Recipon and is marked on the other side of the horseshoe Copyright by Susse Fres 1896. This model was made in different sizes and color combinations. It portrays a beautiful nude gilt bronze lady hammering a gold nail into a large horseshoe. These bronzes were cast at the Susse Fres Foundry in Paris around the turn of the 20th century circa 1900. This model has auction records of more than $6,000.00. The one we are offering for sale is in excellent condition. The largest model of this image made by Recipon. The model is gilt bronze on a silvered patinated bronze horseshoe. He made them two ways. With a dark bronze patinated horse shoe or a silvered bronze patinated horseshoe like this one. She measures 5-3/4 inches high. From her side to the end of the horseshoe she measure 6-1/2 inches long. From her left hand to her left toes she measures 7-3/4 inches. Weight 3.5 lbs. This is a exquisite bronze guaranteed to be a welcome addition to anyone's collection. The horseshoe has always been a symbol of good luck. This will be great on any desk as a paperweight or just a gorgeous bronze to look at every day.

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