Live Auction

The March 2023 Auctions: Day 2

Fri, Mar 17, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 1043

After Jean-Antoine Houdon (France, 1741-1828) Carved Marble Bust & Marble Pedestal, Diana, H 20'' W 15'' Depth 8''

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$30 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000

A carved marble bust after Jean-Antoine Houdon's 1780 sculpture titled "Diana." The bust measures H 20" x W 15" x D 8". The marble pedestal measures H 43.5" x W 11.75" x D 11.75". The bust offers 'HOUDON' engraved to the backside base. Provenance: Property of a Bloomfield Hills, Michigan private collector. 


One tip edge of the hairpiece is chipped and has resulting losses. The pedestal base and top surface have small chips and resulting losses. Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles specialists. Should you have any additional questions regarding the condition of this lot, please email conditions@dumouchelles.com.