HANGING called "THE AFRICAN FOOD" in chased... - Lot 244 - Osenat

Lot 244
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HANGING called "THE AFRICAN FOOD" in chased... - Lot 244 - Osenat
HANGING called "THE AFRICAN FOOD" in chased bronze partly gilded and partly with brown patina and black reflections Carrier of faix with her baby asleep in a bark hanging from her shoulders. Calisson base decorated with the symbol of Amazonia. The dial is inscribed in a bundle of wood, it is signed Francois Allegre in Toulon. Around 1810 H. 40 cm - W. 23,5 cm - D. 11 cm Rare model and in good condition. (splinters and hair on the dial, an earring is missing...) Note: The bronze-maker Croutelle deposited in 1807 a preparatory drawing for this model (B. N of Paris) see page 345 of Kjellberg's work.
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