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    Sale 5201

    Style & Spirit

    27 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 446

    A PAIR OF FRENCH NEO-GREC PARCEL-GILT BRONZE VASES

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, CAST BY F.BARBEDIENNE FROM THE MODEL BY HENRY CAHIEUX

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    A PAIR OF FRENCH NEO-GREC PARCEL-GILT BRONZE VASES
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, CAST BY F.BARBEDIENNE FROM THE MODEL BY HENRY CAHIEUX
    Inscribed 'HENRY CAHIEUX' and inscribed 'F. BARBEDIENNE FONDEUR', on square rouge marble plinth
    23½in. (60cm.) high (2)


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    The Parisian sculptor Henry Cahieux is recorded as having supplied Ferdinand Barbedienne with exclusive models for casting in bronze, among them vases with applied bas-reliefs depicting various subjects, principally in the fashionable japonaise and, as here, néo-grec styles.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN