Lot 72

Four Continental Bronze Soldiers

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

After Emile Louis Picault, (French, 1833-1915), Le Devoir, signed and titled on base, patinated bronze, 17-3/4 x 5 x 6 in.; Hans Keck, (German, 1875-1941), Soldier, signed in base, patinated bronze,14 x 3-3/4 x 6-3/8 in.; Bound on a Foray, titled and signed on base "Ga Carter, SC", patinated bronze on wood stand, overall 15-3/4 x 3-5/8 x 6-7/8 in.; Soldier with Sword, inscribed on base "Hess" (see photos), patinated bronze on marble base, overall 14-1/4 x 6 x 4 in. 

Provenance: The Estate of Dr. J. Clayton Davie and Family


some rubbing, discoloration, and abrasions, surface dust/accretion, some loose on bases; Le Devoir lacking right arm; Hans Keck example with break and repair to left arm; Hess example with detached right arm (piece retained), chips to edge of marble base

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The Estate of Dr. J. Clayton Davie and Family