A Pair of Bronze Andirons
A PAIR OF BRONZE ANDIRONS (French, c. 1895) in the 17th century Italian taste, attributed to Bouhon Frères, Paris. The matching andirons have a bulbous columnar shaft surmounted by a putto blowing a trumpet. They are raised on a shaped base, centered by a pierced escutcheon supporting two putti and a chimera on the bottom. The sides of the base depict reclining lions supporting putti.
32 1/2" x 20" x 11"
Gift of Countess Alice S. Hadik, 1973.
PSNC.2530.1 - .2
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