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Art Deco Polo Bronze, circa 1932

Price Code: SOLD

Reference: 6794

Marthe Nöel née Coulon (French)

An extremely enigmatic, circa 1932 Art Deco bronze, featuring three polo players on their horses, two players from one team with mallets raised vying for the ball from a player from the opposing team. The figures are mounted on a bronze sôcle with two applied plaques inscribed ‘Club Hipico Militar, Buenos Aires 1932’ along with the winning teams from 1932-1940 indicating its presentation as an Argentinian polo club trophy. The bronze is signed Nöel Coulon in the cast and is mounted on a green marble base.

Few examples of the sculptor are known or recorded, however what is known is that Nöel Coulon was the wife of Pierre Nöel, the noted French illustrator, landscape and Naval artist.

Length overall: 21 inches (54 cm)
Height: 13 inches (33 cm)

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