A Late 19th Century Onyx, Champlevé Enamel and Gilt Bronze Vase/Urn In The Oriental Style. Attributed to Louchet Frères.
A fine 19th century onyx, champlevé and gilt bronze bowl/vase in the Oriental Moorish Islamic taste, attributed to Louchet Frères, The urn shaped onyx inserted in an architectural gilt bronze mounting on four columns supporting a large moulding enriched with polychrome champlevé enamel foliated patterns. The whole raises on an enameled gilt bronze base. Possibly signed, with an indistinct signature /stamp on the bottom.
Paul Louchet (1854-1936), a French artist, worked at the beginning at chiselling bronze pieces, before becoming President of the Bronze Manufacturers Society, located in Paris. Sculptor and painter, as well, he collaborated with his brother, Charles, and together participated to the Chicago Universal Exhibition in 1893, with a great success. Later, they turned to the Art Nouveau style, and collaborated with Louis Majorelle, René Lalique and the Daum brothers.
Dimensions: Height 26.0 cm (10.2 inches) x Width 17.0 cm (6.7 inches)
Price: 22 000 SEK (/)
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