A pair of Louis XV style gilt-bronze figural chenets, one signed Vian
Lot 1326
A pair of Louis XV style gilt bronze figural chenets
Henry Vian
fourth quarter 19th century
Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property from the Estates of Milton and Marilyn Myers, Hollywood, Florida
A pair of Louis XV style gilt bronze figural chenets
Henry Vian
fourth quarter 19th century
One signed H. Vian, each stamped to the reverse V. 33.
height 13 1/4in (33.5cm); length 14 1/2in (37cm)

Footnotes

  • Henry Vian (1860-1905) was an important bronzier and fondeur, located in the Hôtel Aubert de Fontenay, in Paris, known as the Hôtel Salé. He specialized in the production of bronze light fittings and decorative bronzes. After his death in 1905, the business was continued by his wife and son, until 1944.

    Literature:
    Pierre Verlet, Les Bronzes dorés français du XVIIIe siècle, Picard, 1999, p. 344.

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