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A 19th century bronze Maltese fire irons / chenets , modelled on "Ninette"

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A 19th century bronze Maltese fire irons / chenets , modelled on "Ninette"

A 19th century bronze Maltese extendable fire irons / chenets. Each end mounted with seated ormolu bronze Maltese dogs, on plinths with Louis XV decoration of scrolled feet and neoclassical faces, the central one being a sphinx. One dog rests their paw on a ball. The dog sculptures are modelled on the dog "Ninette" for Pierre-Jacques-Onésyme Bergeret de Grandcourt at the end of the 18th century.


This is a SOLD item and has been left in the Public Domain for research purposes. Images are available for public use with an acknowledgement to www.hamsheregallery.com

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Medium Group: Objets D'Art

Year: Unknown

 
 

Breed: Maltese

Artist: Unknown, Other

 
 

 

 

 
 

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Dimensions: 10¾ x 15 inches

 
       
   
       
 




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