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SA696763

Antique French Bronze Of Racing/hunting Greyhounds By Francisque Joseph Duret

Price

£2,100 | $2,847 USD | €2,447 EUR
Item Number: SA696763
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Antoinettes Heirlooms
This antique has been viewed 30 times in the past month with the most views from Finland.

Description

Francisque Joseph Duret born 1805 died 1864
He was the son and student of French sculptor francois joseph Duret 1732-1816
Francisque is a French sculptor who collaborated with architect Gabriel Davoid and the two designed and built the fontaine saint michel, Place St Michel in Paris the sculpturetook two years to build and place insitu 1858-1860.
Francisque also designed for Tiffany and company.
This large and impressive sculpture of two greyhounds in full flight, is a totally stunning interior design statement piece.
The silvered Bronze has an aged patina and the movement throughout the body of the hounds is quite captivating.
The sculpture is mounted on a solid wooden plinth, it is clearly signed and bears the insignia of the Medaille D'Or.
Francisque was awarded the medaille d'or for these chasing hounds and his name is joined by other sculptors names synonymous with exceptional quality and luxurious bronzes such as Eduard Drouot and Auguste Moreau.
This stunning sculpture may be viewed by appointment
standing 36cm high and almost 60cm in length this is a substantial bronze

Internal Ref: TS 2019



Declaration

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


Dimensions

Height = 36 cm (14.2")
Width = 60 cm (23.6")
Depth = 0 cm (0.0")


Seller Details

Antoinettes Heirlooms
The Shopping Courtyard
Stratford Garden Centre
Campden Road
Clifford Chambers
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 8LW
United Kingdom
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