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SA691657

Pair French Ormolu Wall Brackets Shelves Appliques Sconces Juste Aurele Meissonier 19ct

Price

£1,975 | $2,630 USD | €2,238 EUR
Item Number: SA691657
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Patrick Howard Antiques
This antique has been viewed 23 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

An Exceptionally Fine Quality Pair of LARGE Heavy Gauge French Ormolu Rococo Style Wall Brackets Shelves in the manner of Juste Aurele Meissonier.
Each main support area adorned with loosely cast styliszd Acanthus scrolls, the plain flat circular shelf above is surrounded by similar decoration. The back plate is cast with pierced festoons ending with a Lily blossom. Last half of the Nineteenth Century.
Condition: These pieces have been professionally re-gold plated, one has a split to a branch which is not visible as it is at the back area.
Height: (entire as shown image one) 20” (50.5cm). Diameter: (of top shelf) 6” (15.25cm). Protrudence: (at top shelf) 10.5" (26.5cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
Worldwide Store to door shipping offered.
Juste Aurèle Meissonier (1695–1750), an Italian who came to Paris in 1723, was a goldsmith, sculptor, painter, architect, and furniture designer. He is often considered the leading originator of the influential Rococo style in the decorative arts. Described by one of his contemporaries as "an unruly genius, and, what's more, spoilt by Italy."
Born at Turin on March 17, 1695, the son of Etienne Meissonnier II (b.1660) a goldsmith from Aix-en-Provence, France.

His first recorded commission was for the engraving of dies for the Turin Mint. And his second, in 1715, for a medal die for the French Royal Mint.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 50.5 cm (19.9")
Width = 15.2 cm (6.0")
Depth = 26.5 cm (10.4")


Seller Details

Patrick Howard Antiques
52 Francis Street
Dublin
Ireland
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