Antoine Louis BARYE (1796-1875)
Rectangular bronze inkwell with canted angles and brown patina. Atop four small feet. Decoration of medallions, foliages, arabesques and flowered scrollwork. Two side handles. Upper part topped wth gilt bronze finial.
Signed on side.
Height: 14 cm (5-1/2 in.) - Length: 33 cm (13 in.) - Width: 18 cm (7 in.)
Few retouchings on patina. Gilt bronze finial added later.
Bibliography : - Michel Poletti and Alain Richarme, Antoine-Louis Barye, Catalogue raisonné of sculptures, Paris, Gallimard, 2000. Inkwell with arabesques, similar model topped with owl reference under n° D 37, page 393, illustrated ; another model with no owl reference under n°D 36, page 393, illustrated page 392.
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