A pair of French bronze-patinated cast-iron figural torcheres, entitled 'Negresse' and 'Egyptienne'
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A pair of French bronze-patinated cast-iron figural torcheres, entitled 'Negresse' and 'Egyptienne'

CAST BY VAL D'OSNE, AFTER MODELS BY MATHURIN MOREAU, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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A pair of French bronze-patinated cast-iron figural torcheres, entitled 'Negresse' and 'Egyptienne'
Cast by Val d'Osne, After models by Mathurin Moreau, Late 19th/Early 20th Century
Each supporting a torch with frosted glass flambeau shade, on circular base and further square plinth with cartouches to the angles; the Egyptian woman raised with VAL D'OSNE to the front
70 in. (178 cm.) high, excluding shade (2)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

See Maurice Rheims, L'Univers des Bronzes, Paris, 1978, p. 34 for an engraving (reproduced above) from the Val d'Osne ateliers showing an identical pair of cast-iron figural torcheres.
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