This is a fabulous miniature bronze statue by the famous French sculptor Antonine Barye. This piece is signed 'Barye' and depicts a walking bull elephant. The piece is also stamped on side "Barbedienne France" for the famous foundry in France. Barye (Antoine-Louis Barye, France 1795-1875) was certainly known for his work as an Animalier and can be seen in this piece. Overall size is approximately 4"L x 2.75"H x 1.5"W. Provenance: From the estate of John Whiteford, Wassaic NY. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Either email any day of the week or call at our store 574-594-9100 on Friday, or Saturday. A word about condition. Those of you who have purchased from me before know that I am very picky about condition. I will try to note anything of significance in the description. However, please check the photos carefully---as they say `a picture is worth a thousand words' We will help arrange shipping for you; our experience with large or small has been excellent. We do offer an easy layaway program. Usually 20% down, with the remaining term somewhat negotiable. Please email us before you buy if you would like to discuss layaway terms. We have been in business over 30 years and our reputation is without flaw.
Item ID: 14437