A pair of Charles X style gilded bronze figurines
early 19th century
A pair of Charles X style gilded bronze figurines (French, c. 1825) of putto musicians on contemporary columnar bases. The figures are copied after a c. 1800 model by the French bronzier Louis Auguste Hervieu (d. 1811). The figures are clad in sashes and dance as they play instruments, .1 holds a tambourine and .2 plays the triangle. The figures are supported by columnar bases decorated with a floral lattice pattern and are raised on square plinths.
14" x 4.25" x 4.25"
Gift to The Preservation Society of Newport County.
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