Emmanuel Frémiet, French (1824-1910)
A bronze group of two seated Dachshunds Ravegeot et Ravageole
one dog looking down at a snail, on an oval base signed E. FREMIET and stamped 774, dark brown patination, 16cm high
Frémiet modelled this pair of dogs in the 1850's, and they appear in his 1859 catalogue. Illustrated: J. Horswell, Les Animaliers, Antique Collector's Club, 1971, Suffolk, page 188. P. Kjellberg, Les Bronzes Du XIXe Siecle, les editions de l'amateur, Paris, page 334.