M Le Verrier

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I Have a bronze bird signed by M Le Verrier It appears to be either a Blue Bird or Cardinal. I believe it is from a bronze water fountain Where can I find info on M. Le Verrier. Thank You

-- JOHN F KRZYSIAK (jfkrzy1@earthlink.net), April 24, 2002

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Hi John. I have 4 bronze ladies that the artist is a Le Verrier ( I was told, have not been able to confirm this). Le Verrier was a 1920's Bronze sculptor. the only think I have been able to find is a Max Le Verrier. Is this the same artist as for your piece? Also, if you have any further info about this artist, I would appreciate hearing from you. Thanks. Kathy Berkeley

-- Kathy Berkeley (kathybci@swbell.net), June 13, 2002.

Hi John and Cathy, I have just inherited a small, cast bronze artdeco box by M. Le verrier. It is appx 7 inches by 5 inches by 1 inch (plus) with two angels and a saint on the front....done in a very "midevil" style. Any information you can give me regarding this artist would be appreciated. Thanks, Charles Bigger

-- Charles Bigger (bcharles24@qwest.net), February 23, 2003.

I've got a "Pierot" figure, on a marble base, signed M.Le Verrier, which I bought at auction for c100:00. It was sold as being a French 1920's Art Deco mascot from a motor car. Le Verrier translates as "The Glassmaker". I'd be equally intrigued to know if it is Max Le Verrier.

-- Guy Loveridge (guyl@zoom.co.uk), March 13, 2003.

I have a bronze M. Le Verrier figure on a marble base of a monkey warming its outstretched paws. The "fire" is in a round can-like cannisterwhich holds a small light bulb. I think that this little sculpture is a night light. I bought it in a flea market in Tokyo for 12,000.

-- Philip Kreiner (philip@shizuokanet.ne.jp), May 25, 2003.

This web site may be of use - run by Le Verrier's grandson. The link is to the page detailing the monkey with the lantern.

http://perso.club-internet.fr/mlv75/Badges2.html

-- Neale Bussey (Bussey@btinternet.com), June 17, 2003.



Hi, whilst in Glasgow some months ago, I was struck by the beauty of a statue displayed in the window of Bonhams Auctioneers. I thought it marvelous: a muscular warrior perched atop a rock, ready to let fly the spear/javelin in his hand.

Upon awakening the following morning, I walked back up to Bonhams, to see if the statue looked as good in the (literal) cold light of day. It did.

To cut a long story short, I ended up driving hundreds of miles some weeks later to successfully bid for the piece. It is signed "M. le Verrier" and continues to provide me with much pleasure.

-- Roy Raven (realtennis67@yahoo.co.uk), November 07, 2003.


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