273. Antique French Bronze Figure Male Ice Skater Sienna Marble Nineteenth Century

Fine Quality Well Cast Dark Brown Patinated Bronze of a Young Male Skater, complete with its original well grained Sienna Marble Circular Stepped Base. 

Third quarter of the Nineteenth Century, of French origin, after an early Eighteenth-Century model. 

Wearing a tricorn hat, frock coat and breeches. He stands with one leg raised on a tree trunk, as he ties his skates beside the ice. He looks up, smiling with one skate at his foot.  

Condition: Good condition with nice patination, no losses to marble base, no evidence of a foundry mark. 

Height: 7.25" (18.5cm). Diameter: (of marble base) 4.75” (12cm).  

Shipped to East 40th Street, New York.