French 19th Century Louis XV Rococo Style Gilt Bronze Decorative Fireplace Andirons Modeled as Lions Head with Rocaille Patterns


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Impressive pair of French Louis XV style finely chiseled gilt bronze andirons. These Rocaille ormolu chenets are extremely decorative each depicting a lion’s head crafted in relief surrounded by rich Rococo decorations such as acanthus leaves, rosettes, pierced oval and exuberant scrollwork. The base intricately detailed sculpted with gadrooned foliage and scroll design. Original curled black wrought iron log holders behind. High end artworks with both practical and decorative function to protect priceless rugs and flooring from rolling logs but with plenty of style. Extremely good overall condition, minor wear due to age and use, beautiful gilding, quite large convenient scale. Measures: H 50, W 32, D 22 cm Provenance: Private collection of a noble lady in principality of Monaco Before sold at Christie's, auction Nov. 20, 2002.

Current list price: €3.200,00

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19th century (1800-1899)
Place of origin:
Louis XV
Dimensions (cm):
50H x 32W x 22D
Dimensions (inch):
19,69H x 12,60W x 8,66D
Creator / Artist:
Wrought iron, Gilt , Gilded or silvered bronze
Very good;
Inventory ID:
Galleria Antonio Esposito_Alari
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