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Rembrandt BUGATTI ( 1884 - 1916 )

CHIEN ANNANMITE or D'ANNAM (1905)

Raised tail
Bronze, H : 24.4 cm, L : 29.2 cm, D : 14.6 cm
Lifetime cast signed "R. Bugatti", inscribed “905”old edition by "A.A Hébrard cire perdue "(seal).
Circa 1905-1910

Provenance :
(red wax seal under the bronze for "HM" ?)
Former Alain Lesieutre collection,
"Les Bugatti d'Alain Lesieutre" exhibition at Galerie Univers du Bronze 2002.

From an identified edition at 7 examples.

Our bronze, unnumbered and dated in the wax "905" for 1905, is a good candidate to be one of the very first, if not the first.

Certificate of Véronique Fromanger.

Rembrandt BUGATTI