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Pair of Late 19th Century Bookends with Bronze Dog and Cat by F. Barbedienne

About the Item

A pair of refined bronze bookends depicting shepherd dogs and cats. The marble and onyx bronze are signed by Ferdinand Barbedienne, Paris. The dogs and cats are finely casted, with an ormolu gilding. Made in France, 1870-1880. The onyx have some chips at the corners, see pictures. Ferdinand Barbedienne. France, 1810-1892 The Barbedienne Foundry was a highly important bronze founder and one of the most important French artists at the end of the 19th century.
  • Creator:
    F. Barbedienne Foundry (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 9.06 in (23 cm)Width: 4.73 in (12 cm)Depth: 4.34 in (11 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 2
  • Style:
    Napoleon III (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1870-1890
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. The only marble have some chips at the corners, see pictures.
  • Seller Location:
    Casteren, NL
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU4904231087562
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