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A French 19th centurybronze and ormolu statue of pheasants, signed by Jules Moigniez

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A charming and high quality French mid 19th century patinated bronze and ormolu statue of pheasants, signed by Jules Moigniez. The statue is raised by a mottled oval ormolu base. The scene is of two parent pheasants and their two... — Read More

  • Item # 10960
  • H: 14.25 in L: 14 in D: 8.5 in

    H: 36 cm L: 36 cm D: 22 cm

  • France
  • 19th Century
  • 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.
  • Jules Moigniez Read More
  • Jules Moigniez was a renowned French sculptor. Born in 1835 in Senlis and died in Saint-Martin-du-Terte (Seine-et-Oise) in 1894. He was the student of Cornolera and started to exhibit his work in 1855. There is a famous sculpture of his called 'Chien D'arret avec faison' 'Dog with Pheasant' in Chateau de Compiegne.
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A French 19th centurybronze and ormolu statue of pheasants, signed by Jules Moigniez

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