Lot n° 244
4000 - 6000 EUR
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HANGING called "THE AFRICAN FOOD" in chased...
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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