A Pair of Gilt and Patinated Bronze Ewers By Maison Giroux

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Object Description

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.

Object History

Maison Giroux

Maison Giroux was founded by Francois-Simon-Alphonse Giroux in 1799 at 7 rue du Coq-Saint-Honoré, Paris. The store, specialising in small luxury goods and curiosities, expanded rapidly in the first half of the nineteenth century.

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

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