Pair of Andirons

French
18th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 16 1/2" and 16 1/4"

Accession Number

65.2250

Medium or Technique

Gilded bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

Pair of Louis XV rococo figural bronze dore chenets, with the arms of Poland within a rococo cartouche, bats wing and shell decoration, the figures are of a cupid holding wreath the other a seated child holding a basket of flowers. Mate to 65.2251.

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

Jacques Helft and Co., New York; December 17, 1945, sold to Forsythe Wickes, New York, NY.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection