Feines Paar Bronzeskulpturen eines Fauns und einer Bacchantin, Frankreich, spätes 18. Jh.


Rare pair of bronze sculptures depicting Bacchante and Faun after a design by Jean-Hugues Taraval in 1773. Jean-Hugues Taraval (1729-1785) was a French painter known for the 'Triumph of Bacchus', part of the ceiling of the Galerie d'Apollon in the Louvre. Taraval's design was a popular design and originally developed by Josse-Francois- Joseph Leriche (modeller) into Sevres biscuit statuettes as part of a group of sculptures for a table centrepieces ("Surtout de Bacchaus"). Bacchante holds an amphora, a vase of fruits at her foot while faun holds a flute and is standing, leaning against a tree trunk, at his feet is an overturned amphora and a gourd. Both finely chased with an olive-brown patina on veined marble socles.


PERIODE/OF THE PERIOD: Frankreich, Louis XVI, Ende 8. Jh. / France, Louis XVI , late 18th ct.
MATERIAL/MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Bronze, patiniert, Marmor / Patinated Bronze, Marble
ZUSTAND/CONDITION: Exzellent. Minimale Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren / Excellent. Wear consistent with age and use, minor fading
 
HÖHE/HEIGHT: 29 cm /11.42 in. )
DURCHMESSER/DIAMETER: 11 cm (4.33 in. )
Price Upon Request