19th Century French Louis XV Bronze Chenets

Item Number: 387x

This magnificent pair of French Louis XV bronze chenets (andirons) date back to the 19th century. They feature patinated bronze putti, also known as cherubs, that rest on beautiful and immaculately cast bronze d’ore. The cherubs represent art and literature as one holds a hammer and chisel and the other a book. These would make a magnificent addition to any fireplace.

Price: $15,000 for the pair view item

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Bronze “After the Charge” by “Ruille” Circa 1860

Item Number: 6493

French 19th century bronze equestrian statue - "After the Charge" - signed by "Ruille" depicting a proud Hussar bearing the flag, leading the brave charge into battle. The artist did his own castings, making his works very rare and desirable. Circa 1860

Price: $32,500 discounted from $37,500 view item

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Pair of Magnificent 19th Century Regence Bronze D’ore Chenets

Item Number: 6874

This pair of magnificent French Regence bronze d’ore chenets (also known as andirons) is beautifully chased and dates back to the 19th century. The details are fantastic and plentiful; each is adorned with two Putti, and topped with a flame. The front of each is embellished with the torch and quiver over drum and helmet, and the base is chased in the Regence design. The pieces rest on scroll feet, and feature a square cast iron rod perpendicular to each to support logs in the fireplace.

Price: $10,000 pair discounted from $12,500 view item

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Pair of German 18th Century Meissen Figures Depicting the Four Seasons

Item Number: 5539

This pair of German Marcolini Meissen porcelain double figures offer a beautiful and unique depiction of the Four Seasons.  This pair is unusual in its representation of the four seasons are married within two sculptures:  two seasons on each piece. Each season is easily identified:  Winter is warming their hands on a fire, Spring is holding a cascading bunch of flowers.  On the other sculpture, we find Autumn holding a sheave of wheat, and the figure of Summer is holding a bunch of grapes in one hand, about to sample them, with a larger bunch of grapes in the other hand. Each sculpture is stamped on its bottom with the Meissen crossed swords in blue.

Price: $14,500 pair, discounted from $18,000 view item

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