Jean-Jacques Caffieri

(French, 1725-1792)

Pierre-Laurent Buirette de Belloy (1727-1775), French actor/dramatist, signed and inscribed verso "Buirette de Belloy . par son Amy. J.J. Caffieri 1771.", terracotta with marble socle, 29-1/2 x 22 x 12 in.; octagonal faux marble painted wood pedestal base by La Vitrine, Inc., New York, 46-1/4 x 13 x 13 in.

Note:  This lot is accompanied by the original drawing and receipt for the pedestal from La Vitrine, Inc. dated 1968.

For a similar example see Christie's Paris: September 28-29, 2015, Lot 2.

Provenance:The Estate of William N. Banks, Jr., Newnan, Georgia


repairs to proper left shoulder; pedestal base with surface dirt, abrasions, separations


Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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