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A bronze putti medallion – Louis XVI period.
Ref : 84627
14 000 €
Period :
18th century
Dimensions :
l. 26.77 inch X H. 31.5 inch
Galerie Lamy Chabolle

Decorative art from 18th to 20th century


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A bronze putti medallion – Louis XVI period.

A large patinated bronze medallion in an ormolu frame representing two putti disguised as farmers working in the fields in a bucolic setting. The child in the foreground is squeezing a bundle of wheat with a rope. While the second one wears a hat with a ribbon on it, he is holding flowers with a billhook in one hand and a pitchfork with a bitter apple, which was used as a flask at the time, tighten to it. This rural idealized image along with the typical couple of turtledoves in the background was a motif particularly appreciated by Marie-Antoinette.
Louis XVI style, 19th century.

Galerie Lamy Chabolle

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Decorative Objects