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French Art Nouveau Gilt Bronze Iris & Lotus Candlesticks by, A. Clerget

$20,000 per set

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A rare pair of cast bronze French Art Nouveau Candlesticks "Iris & Lotus" by, French Sculptor Alexandre Clerget each of a fully nude Art Nouveau maiden with one embracing a blooming lotus while standing upon a lily pad leaf and the other embracing an iris blooming standing upon a lily pad each finished a gilt patina. Each candlestick is signed, "A. Clerget" and further signed with the "SIOTT-DECAUVILLE, PARIS. FONDEUR" foundry seal. circa 1900 Notes: Trained by fellow the renowned French sculptor Alexandre Falguiére, Alexandre Clerget achieved critical acclaim after exhibiting at the Paris Salon from 1899 to 1924. Many of Clerget’s works were cast by Siot-Decauville, which was one of the most prolific founders and retailers of European Art Nouveau sculptures Literature: The identical pair is illustrated in "“Dynamic Beauty Sculpture of Art Nouveau Paris” by, Macklowe Gallery; Macklowe pg.115

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 9.5 in. (24.13 cm)Diameter: 6 in. (15.24 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Art Nouveau (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1900
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading. some wear to the guilding as expected from use.
  • Seller Location
    Englewood, NJ
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU888824531922

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