18th Century Bronze Sculpture of Two Fighting Dogs, Naturalistically Modeled

18th Century Bronze Sculpture of Two Fighting Dogs, Naturalistically Modeled

Price: € 6500

Offered by Van Nie Antiquairs



18th Century Bronze Sculpture of Two Fighting Dogs, Naturalistically Modeled 18th Century Bronze Sculpture of Two Fighting Dogs, Naturalistically Modeled 18th Century Bronze Sculpture of Two Fighting Dogs, Naturalistically Modeled 18th Century Bronze Sculpture of Two Fighting Dogs, Naturalistically Modeled

Surrounding of Pierre Blondeau. He was a modeler and sculptor for the Sèvres porcelain manufactories, and was highly inspired by drawings after Jean Baptiste Oudry.

  • Probably sort of French beagle named 'Grand Bleu de Cascogne'
  • Left a pannier and behind the dogs a tree stump with foliage
  • The bronze is cast in three separate  parts, and with rubbed brown / black patination
  • On (modern) gilt wood base
  • Compare: C.Payne. Animals in Bronze, p. 232. no. D.88 ( later XIX the century cast)

 

 

Reference
181-329
Sizes
26 x 30 x 14 cm

Offered by

Van Nie Antiquairs

Keizersgracht 600
1017EP Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 206261594
+31 653353290
http://www.vannieantiquairs.com

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