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Monumental Pair of French 19th-20th Century Putto Flambeaux Urns Torcheres

$1,247,528per set


Monumental pair of French 19th century figural gilt and patinated bronze Rosso Granite marble Flambeaux Urns Torcheres, each depicting a pair of allegorical Putti (Children) holding a flaming urn, attributed to René Rozet (French, 1858-1939). Each raised on an later octagonal black marble pedestal. circa: Paris, 1894. The base is signed and dated: R. Rozet, 1894. Provenance: Sotheby's New York 21 October 2008, property from the estate of Rochelle Sepenuk, Lot 144. Overall Height: 8 feet 4 1/2 inches (255.3 cm), urn height: 74 1/2 inches (189.3 cm), urn width: 23 1/2 inches (59.7 cm), pedestal height: 26 inches (66 cm). Ref.: A1279. Literature: BENEZIT, E., Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs, tome 12, Paris, 1999, S. 63.


  • Attributed to
    René Rozet 1 (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 100.5 in. (255.27 cm)Width: 36 in. (91.44 cm)Depth: 36 in. (91.44 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Louis XV (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading. A truly stunning pair of torchere scupltures in great condition, some minor rubbing wear consistent with its age & use. The black marble pedestal stands are not antique. A very impressive and quite heavy sculptures requires special handling.
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A12791stDibs: LU179623955573

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