Derived from classical mythology, this dancing female figure dates to the early eighteenth century when the Parisian sculptor Le Lorrain, who had studied in Rome, made numerous small bronze statuettes mostly for private patrons.
Alphonse Trézel (until 1935; sale, Galérie Jean Charpentier, May 17, 1935, no. 65); Cramer, Amsterdam
Artist: André Charles Boulle (French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)Date: ca. 1710–20Medium: Walnut veneered with ebony, marquetry of engraved brass and tortoiseshell, gilt-bronze mounts, verd antique marbleAccession: 1982.60.82On view in:Gallery 542