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A French 19th century Louis XVI st. three piece garniture set, signed Denière, Paris

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A sensational and high quality French 19th century Louis XVI st. three piece garniture set, signed Denière, Paris. The elegant set includes a pair of two arm candelabras raised on square Rouge Griotte marble plinths richly decorated by Ormolu berried... — Read More

  • Item # 13439
  • H: 19 in L: 10.75 in D: 7 in

    H: 48 cm L: 27 cm D: 18 cm

  • Candle Height: 8 in
  • France
  • 19th Century
  • Marble/Stone, Ormolu, Patinated Bronze
  • Louis XVI st. Read More
  • (Louis XVI st.) - Also known as Louis Seize, Louis XVI's style is a style of architecture, furniture, decoration, and art created during Louis XVI’s 19-year reign in France, just before the French Revolution. Thought to be a reaction and juxtaposition to the prior more elaborate styles, Louis XVI style developed at the end of the Baroque Period and continued until the birth of French Neoclassicism. King Louis XVI showed little enthusiasm for the old world styles of the Baroque Period and he sought out a create a new “beau ideal” that focused on the purity and grandeur of Ancient Romans and Greeks. Inspired by Ancient Roman architecture and art, distinct features of the Louis XVI style are linear lines, small repeated motifs, floral medallions hanging from ribbons, acanthus leaves, urns, dolphins, ram, and lion heads, and griffins. Greco-Roman elements, often used in earlier and later French styles, were also quick common and included fluted and twisted columns, Caryathids, and corbels.
  • Jean Francois Deninger Deniere Read More
  • Jean François DENINGER known as DENIERE, (1774-1866), was a renowned French Bronzier. La Maison Denière was created in 1804 and joined by his son Guilllaume. The father and the son were important decorative bronze manufacturers in Paris. Their works appeared at the World Fair in Paris in 1855. DENIERE created many clocks with the famous Jean François Théodore GECHTER (1796-1844). All his clocks were honored for their precision and high quality. Denière received many Royal commissions, including the Tuileries Garden in 1852 and 1854 and the bronze group “Apollon and his Muses”, at the top of Opera Garnier in Paris
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A French 19th century Louis XVI st. three piece garniture set, signed Denière, Paris