Pair of firedogs

Gilt bronze | 43.5 x 50.8cm | c. 1750

Unknown Artist

The model of these chenets in the chinoiserie style, incorporating a Chinese couple and parrots, was apparently very popular as many eighteenth- and nineteenth-century versions are known. Lazare Duvaux (ca. 1703–1758), a Parisian marchand mercier who...
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