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One of a pair of bronze animals (see 65.2225). Seated Cat with right paw up and extended on a bronze dore bordered cushion, four corners with bronze dore tassels.

Provenance

Baron Alphonse de Rothschild (b. 1878 - d. 1942), Vienna. By 1951, Rosenberg and Stiebel, New York; January 15, 1951, sold by Rosenberg and Stiebel to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Wickes to the MFA. (Accession date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French (?), late 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

Probably France

Dimensions

26.7 x 22.4 x 17.6 cm (10 1/2 x 8 13/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2224

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture