Pair of Antique Louis XIV Style Silvered Bronze Andirons

SKU: 1112-6 Category:

$3,600.00

Pair of Antique Louis XIV Style Silvered Bronze Andirons

SKU: 1112-6 Category:

$3,600.00

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Description

This pair of antique silvered bronze andirons has highly detailed repousse of floral and foliate motifs. The ornamentation from the top down is a series of waisted lobed forms growing increasing larger as they go down to the center. At the center, a repousse band of varying masks and busts rests between two stylized lobed and foliate cups. Beneath this is an indented spherical form which rests upon a square base with crossed ribbons and laurel leaves surrounding the top. The tripod base has volutes to either side of a cartouche. Beneath the volutes are stylized dolphins for the feet . Acanthus leaf c-scrolls surround an oval center shield. Crinkled ribbons uphold a laurel leaf wreath that surrounds the shield.This magnificent pair of antique French silvered bronze andirons will be a wonderful addition to any hearth.

CONDITION: Remnants of old silver polish throughout; minor rubs and scratching to surfaces; small hole to surface.

INFORMATION
Country Of Origin

France

In The Style Of

Louis XIV

Age

1800s

Dimensions

H=18 3/4, W=12, D=22 1/4

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Description

This pair of antique silvered bronze andirons has highly detailed repousse of floral and foliate motifs. The ornamentation from the top down is a series of waisted lobed forms growing increasing larger as they go down to the center. At the center, a repousse band of varying masks and busts rests between two stylized lobed and foliate cups. Beneath this is an indented spherical form which rests upon a square base with crossed ribbons and laurel leaves surrounding the top. The tripod base has volutes to either side of a cartouche. Beneath the volutes are stylized dolphins for the feet . Acanthus leaf c-scrolls surround an oval center shield. Crinkled ribbons uphold a laurel leaf wreath that surrounds the shield.This magnificent pair of antique French silvered bronze andirons will be a wonderful addition to any hearth.

CONDITION: Remnants of old silver polish throughout; minor rubs and scratching to surfaces; small hole to surface.

INFORMATION
Country Of Origin

France

In The Style Of

Louis XIV

Age

1800s

Dimensions

H=18 3/4, W=12, D=22 1/4

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