Sarrancolin marble, patinated and gilt bronze H. 247 cm; L. 1239 cm, P. 65 cm Paris, circa 1893 Provenance : Cornelius Vanderbilt II
Placed under the burning logs, andirons, or firedogs, allow the air to circulate under the wood and to fan the flames. An andiron consists of an iron bar on which the logs are placed, and a decorative head. In French, they are called “chenets”, a noun coming from the word “dog”, that refers to the […]
Paris, 1865 Chef-modèle for the cast iron Plaster Dimensions : H : 197 cm / L : 295 cm / D : 86 cm. This monumental sculpture put on a base depicts a bull on the move in a very realistic way. Standing and walking, its head is up and turned to the left, […]
Carrara marble, Statuary marble. Height : 315 cm / 124” ; Width : 188 cm / 74” ; Depth : 120 cm / 47” 1/4. Vienna, circa 1890-1895. Sheltering a small mermaid, this fountain is a work of rare beauty. Indeed, the virtuosity of the sculptures added to a great sense of harmony, is here at the service of a […]
Signature on the pedestal : « MONCEL 1909 » Comes from the garden of a chateau in the Paris area White Carrara marble Dimensions : H : 202 cm (79’’ 1/2) / W : 96 cm (37’’ 13/16) / D : 86 cm (33’’ 7/8).