"Large Mandarin Duck, Bronze On Pedestal, Japonisme, France 19thc"
326523 Very large and massive bronze sculpture, inspired by the art of Japan, French work late nineteenth century, Japanism was a fashion, a craze even for all that came from Japan, imitated the style, the way. Our object is unsigned, in the spirit of the bronzes of Henri Picard, it is undoubtedly an order for a Parisian gallery, in the line of Perret-Vibert, Bing, Escalier de Cristal, etc ..., no signature nor of monogram. The Mandarin Duck stands on the openwork base with two screws, the animal is hollow, wings and back form cover which is fixed by two screws.
Dimensions = 40cm x 26cm x 21cm. Weight 7,5 Kilos! Sorry, I don't export airmail.
Condition of discovery, patina uncleaned, some scratches, one or two screws redone.