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Pair of gout grec ormoulu chenets depicting a recumbent lion on a balustrade with an urn on a column. The design is attributed to Jean-Louis Prieur. Signed Feuchere under each lion (Pierre-François Feuchère b. 1737; master 1763; d. 1823). Feuchere was one of France's greatest bronziers in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
A pair of chenets with identical lions and similar composition made for Louis XVI as dauphin is in the Louvre.
|Height (ins.): 18 Length/Width (ins.): 18 Depth (ins.): 9|
|Origin: France Period: Neo-Classical|