* A Francois-Xavier Lalanne Bronze Figure, French (1927-2008),
Elephant depicting a standing elephant, with the Bocquel foundry mark, the front left leg stamped 2/8 87 and impressed FXL Lalanne, the front right leg stamped 2/8 86 and the back right leg stamped 2/8 with partial initial.
Height 10 3/8 x length 16 3/8 inches.
Estimate $ 40,000-60,000
Property from the Collection of Cecille Pulitzer, St. Louis, Missouri
The Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, 1986
Exhibited at The Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, "Francois-Xavier Lalanne," September 12 - November 1, 1986
Lalanne, Claude & Francois-Xavier, Fragments, Sylvio Acatos, 2000, p.85
Appears to be in overall good, complete, stable condition without dents or repairs, having a fairly even patina throughout with a few minor areas of unevenness slightly lighter patina to underside of the stomach, with some minor roughness from casting to interior of tail and to bottom of right ear and very minor discoloration to the spine having moderate shelf wear to the feet and a few minor scratches to the bottom of the front right leg.