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Sold for £62000
September 2015 THE FELIX DENNIS COLLECTION - DAY 1 - Lots 1 to 784 Sale

A French silver racing trophy, after Raoul Verlet ‘La douleur d’Orphee’, inscribed ‘F. Barbedienne Fondeur’, presented for Courses de Maisons Laffitte Prix Lagrange 1897, naturalistically modelled as Orpheus, standing on textured terrain effect base with three headed beast and lyre instrument, all placed on marble canted plinth with silver plaque engraved ‘Courses de Maisons Laffitte Prix Lagrange 1897’, 107cm high Note: The plaster model of La douleur d’Orphee was first exhibited at the Salon of 1887 illustrated

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