A Louis-Philippe Gilt-Bronze Charger

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Object Description

A Large Louis-Philippe Gilt-Bronze Charger.

Of finely cast and chased gilt-bronze with matte and burnished gilding. The dished central basin cast in relief with Neptune driving a chariot of hippocamps. The scrolled border cast with masks representing the four elements of earth, water, air and fire. Between the border is detailed with a wealth of elaborate motifs corresponding to each element. For earth, putti harvest. For water, a mermaid’s family frolic. For air, cloudborne cherubs play ball watched over by an eagle. For fire, Jupiter’s chariot rains down lighting.

France. Circa 1840.

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+44 (0)20 7495 2324
+447500 832323

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Audley House, 3 The Grange
Albion Street, Brighton
West Sussex BN42 4EN

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