19th century, French bronze doré hunting / ‘chasse’ boar French horn wall sconces ‘appliques’
A pair of late 19th century bronze and bronze doré hunting / ‘chasse’ triple wall sconces ‘appliques’, the backplate in the form of a boar from head to hoof, with tassel drops. The central sconce arm in the form of a French hunting horn, with the outer sconce arms applied with oak leaf and acorn design. Marked to the reverse “MATIE?”. French, 1895.
The 18th century master founder Jean Joseph de Saint-German (French, 1719-1791) cast a similar oak leaf and acorn design, circa 1750, but with boar and deer.
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