Pair of French Art Nouveau Barbedienne Bronze Dore Vases

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Item #: 060618

PAIR of French Art Nouveau bronze dore vases with floral relief and filigree top on round green marble bases (BARBEDIENNE) (PRICED AS PAIR).

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Pair of French Art Nouveau Barbedienne Bronze Dore Vases

PAIR of French Art Nouveau bronze dore vases with floral relief and filigree top on round green marble bases (BARBEDIENNE) (PRICED AS PAIR)

DETAILS

Sku:  060618
Ships From: New York, NY
Creator: Barbedienne

DIMENSIONS (INCHES)

Height: 8.0"
Diameter : 3.5"

INFO

Style:  Art Nouveau
Materials & Techniques: Bronze, bronze dore, marble
Category: Accessories/Décor/Bric-a-Brac

About Barbedienne

The son of a goldsmith, Parisian born Antoine-Louis Barye was a sculptor of animal subjects and acclaimed, not only for his apparent skill but as the founder of what became known as the French Animaliers School. Among his patrons were representatives of the state government and royalty, including the Duke of Orleans and the Dukes of Luynes, Montpensier and Nemours.

Well compensated financially, Barye was able to buy the best of materials and hire the country's most skilled foundry craftsmen. The foundry he hired was owned by Ferdinand Barbedienne and casts from this period were stamped with the letters, FB. However, he did not make a lot of money from his work because he was such a perfectionist that often he would not sell his work because he thought it was not "quite

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