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Signed on top of base, proper left side: "SARAH BERNHARDT / 1880
foundry mark: "Thiébaut Frères Fondeurs Paris" stamped on back, side of base
Gift of the Fabergé Society of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
(similar example) exhibition at Union League Club of New York "Sarah Bernhardt Souvenir, including the Authorised Catalogue of Her Paintings and Sculpture," 1880
Shifman, Barry. Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco: Selections from the Sydney and Frances Lewis Decorative Arts Galleries at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Richmond, VA: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2015. p. 60;
Victor Arwas, Art Nouveau, Papadatis, London, 2002, p. 124;
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