Louis-Philippe style

Under the reign of Louis-Philippe I, the decorative arts, especially goldsmithery and furniture, have its glory days. Jacob-Desmalter and Bellanger take part in the diffusion of this new opulent style which seduces quickly the new bourgeoisie. Imposing and massive furniture with an important comfort and practice research characterizes the style. The chest of drawers and […]

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“Tritons sounding a conch shell”, Important Louis XIV style pair of sculptures in bronze with green patina by the Valsuani Foundry

Bronze with green patina. Height 3′ 1” ⅜ (95cm) ; Width 2′ 3” ⅛ (69cm) ; Depth 2′ 5” ⅞ (76cm) Seal of the founder : « Cire perdue/C. VaLsuani /Paris » (« lost-wax casting / C. VaLsuani / Paris ») Second half of 20th century. Stone bases are from the 19th century. Two Tritons, with swollen […]

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