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A Pair Antique French Louis XV Ormolu Chenets


"A Pair Antique French Louis XV Ormolu Chenets"
AN IMPORTANT PAIR OF 18th C. FRENCH LOUIS XV ORMOLU CHENETS. Each cast as military trophy, one with the feathered Turban, canon and boar, the other with a feathered helmet, quiver and ram, supported by cast-iron billet bar. An 18th century pair of chenets of this very model, from the Château de Hautefort was exhibited in the Exposition de l'Art Français au XVIIIe Siècle, Exhibition Catalogue, Charlottenburg Palace, Copenhagen 1935. Another 18th century pair is at the J. Paul Getty Museum, G. Wilson, Decorative Arts in the J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, 1977, p. 28. And a third pair is in a New York private collection. Sizes: H 15" (38cm.) x W 15.1/4" (39cm.)
Price : $15,000
Period: 19th century
Style: Louis XV
Origin: France
Material : Gilt bronze
Condition : Good condition

Reference : 1716
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