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2022 Fall Fine Art and Interiors Auction

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 80

2 Ernest Rancoulet Bronze Portrait Busts of Nobles

Estimate: $2,400 - $2,800

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Two (2) Ernest Rancoulet (France, 1870-1915) patinated bronze busts of aristocratic figures. 1st item: Portrait bust of an Elizabethan noblewoman depicted wearing a feathered hat, thick bodice over a quilted collar, pearl or beaded necklace, and high-collared jacket mounted on a hexagonal, plinth base. Signed "Rancoulet" to lower right. Overall: 29 1/2" H x 15 1/8" W x 8 3/4" D. 2nd item: Portrait bust of a Renaissance French nobleman depicted with a mustache wearing a feathered hat, thick vest over quilted undershirt, large necklace with jeweled pendant, and high-collared jacket thrown off one shoulder mounted on a hexagonal, plinth base. Signed "Rancoulet" to lower left. Overall: 29" H x 16" W x 8 3/4" D.

The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.


1st item: Overall very good condition. 2nd item: Bust is missing a mounting bolt and is loose on the base.

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