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Pair of Leon. Pilet Roman Busts

Beautiful pair of Roman male and female warrior busts by French sculptor Leon. Pilet (1840-1916). Mounted on bases of gilded iron, these pieces are finely modeled in both facial features and attire. It is believed that the figures themselves are patinateded copper. Signed in the base (see detail shot). Please Note: Not all items are actually in this location at any given time. If you're in San Francisco and would like to see a particular piece, please call Springer at 415-440-1554 to make arrangements for viewing.