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Sale 440 Lot 62  

DE BOTTOMS, Simone Panchaud (after). Original Ian Fleming bust of Fleming in his early 20s, gold painted plaster, approximatly 20" h. De Bottoms, the mother of Ian Fleming's then-girlfriend in Switzerland, crafted the original sculpture, which was then used as the source for fifty replica busts commissioned by Jonathan Cape publishers in 1966. This is one of six known surviving busts from that commission. Provenance: Ex-collection Iain Campbell; Ex-collection Michael L. Van Blaricum.
Estimate $ 2,000-4,000

Sold for US$6,750


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