Lot 210

JEAN JULES SALMSON (FRENCH, 1823-1902): A PAIR OF COLD PAINTED BRONZE FIGURES OF ARABS, ‘LA PORTEUSE’ AND ‘LE GUERRIER ARABE’
both in long flowing robes and raised on naturalistic bases, signed ‘SALMSON’, raised on circular black marble bases, 
44cm high (2)

LITERATURE:
H. Berman, ‘Bronzes Sculptors & Founders’, Abage Encyclopedia, Chicago, 1980, Vol. IV, page 951 and page 1035.
P. Kjellberg, ‘Les Bronzes du XIXe Siecle’, Les Editions de L’Amateur, Paris, pages 609 and 610.

AUCTION COMPARABLE: 
Christie’s London, 4 February 1998, lot 694, of the same size, sold £10,000.

Estimate: £3,000-£5,000