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an interesting and large french bronze dish


An Interesting And Large French Bronze Dish

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Sold by: Quiet Street Antiques of Bath


An unusual and quite large cast BRONZE DISH by this famous French sculptor. Of the Art Nouveau period, it depicts a naked young woman reclining in a field whilst holding flowers in her left hand. The two handles show distinct influences of the Art Nouveau movement and it is signed by the artist, lower right. 16.5ins wide.
*** Henri Fugere (1872-1944) was a statuary artist, born in St. Mande, a city to the North of Paris. He studied in Paris with Barrias and Cavalier amongst others, and became influential in the Art Deco period for chryselephantine figures (usually a bronze body with ivory head; hands and feet) forever made famous by Chiparus and Ferdinand Preiss.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


Height = 6 cm (2.4")
Width = 42 cm (16.5")
Depth = 27 cm (10.6")

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Quiet Street Antiques of Bath
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