Cedric Dupont Antiques

A French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Patinated Bronze, Ormolu And Onyx Statue, Signed Rousseau

Item # 9643 Dimensions: H: 24.75" L: 12.5" D: 8.25"

Category: Objets D'art
A charming French 19th century Louis XVI st. patinated bronze, ormolu and onyx statue, signed Rousseau. The statue is raised by a cream colored onyx mottled base decorated by an ormolu beaded band and a front crest with the engraved title of the statue 'Muse des Bois Par Rousseau' (Muse of the woods by Rousseau). Above the base is the patinated bronze of a young girl resting on a tree stump while holding a branch which she is using as flute. She is playing the flute while finely chased ormolu birds are listening. Wonderful details with all original patina throughout.
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