Lot n° 502
5000 - 6000
BEAUTIFUL PAIR OF GOLDEN AND CISELLED BRONZE... - Lot 502 - Paris Oise Enchères
BEAUTIFUL PAIR OF GOLDEN AND CISELLED BRONZE CUPS "PRESUMED EPISODES OF THE LIFE OF APOLLON" attributed to Pierre-Philippe THOMIRE (1751-1843)
It could be about Daphne fleeing the advances of the god and her fight against Python.
Gilded cups with borders decorated with vine branches and bunches of grapes, they rest on three bamboo-shaped legs ending in leonine feet, lizards coiling around each of them. Legs joined by a strut supporting the figures in the round of the god and the nymph.
Model after the antique
19th century period
31,5 x 30 cm
Restorations of use and maintenance
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