A Pair of Gilt and Patinated Bronze Ewers in the Manner of Clodion, by Maison Giroux.
Signed ‘Alph. Giroux Paris’.
Each ewer having a tapering ovoid body finely cast with a patinated bronze band depicting a Bacchic procession between bands of fruited vines, the gilt-bronze neck and spout lavishly ornamented with grapes and vines and surmounted by a winged amorini above a scrolled handle terminating in a finely cast rams head, raised on a circular waisted socle cast with acanthus and further vines and put down on a circular bases.
French, Circa 1850.