A French 19th Century Neo-Classical St. Ormolu And Quartz Statue Signed Antonin Carlès 519A Siot-Paris.
Item # 8599
Category: Objets D'art
An elegant and high quality French 19th century Neo-Classical st. ormolu and quartz statue signed Antonin Carlès 519A Siot-Paris. This statue is named Jeune Disciple de Bacchus (Baccchus' Young Disciple) and is raised by an onyx base which repeats the shape of the ormolu base. The slender student wears a draping garment and holds a coupe in his hand and has detailed grape leaves and clusters in his hair. A handsome and affectionate panther lies at his feet with his head resting against his leg. Wonderful proportions and all original gilt throughout.