Grachev
• Troika Sculpture

Antique Bronze Troika Sculpture featuring three galloping horses by Grachev at Sculpture Collector

Sculpture ID: 7594
 

Description

Troika
Dimensions: 10.5″W
by Grachev
Excellent condition

A bronze group of a troika featuring three galloping horses pulling a sleigh with two warmly-clad figures seated behind the izvoshchik, traveling over rough terrain. Abundant detail, considering diminutive size⎯10 ½ inches, inscribed with foundry mark:
FABR. C. F. WOERFFEL. ST. PETERSBOURG” dated “1877” and signed in Cyrillic “GRACHEV.”
Described, labeled and pictured in Book Two, Page 297, image # 1068; “Bronzes: Sculptors and Founders, 1800-1930” by Harold Berman, Abage Publishing, Chicago, 1976.