Object Description

A fabulous late 19th Century French Art Nouveau bronze vide pouche of an elegant beauty in the form of a winged nymph ‘The Golden Fly’ hovering over a pool of water. The sculpture with excellent detail and very fine contrasting colour, signed A Grevin

Object History

Alfred Grévin (28 January 1827 – 5 May 1892) was a 19th-century caricaturist, best known during his lifetime for his caricature silhouettes of contemporary Parisian women. He was also a sculptor, cartoonist, and designed costumes and sets for popular theater.

Object Condition

Excellent Condition.

Please note that our items are genuine antiques with considerable age. It is therefore normal that they will show some signs of wear and handling to the surface. This change to the surface is known as ‘patina’ and confirms the age of the item.

Object Classification

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