Louis XVI fireplace decoration attributed to Auguste Moreau
Fireplace set including a clock and two candelabra in engraved and gilded bronze with matt and burnished gold. A winged cherub rests against the clock reading a book. On either side are two candelabra with cherubs each holding three leafy light branches, ending with bobeches and drip pans.
Each piece rests on a red griotte marble base, decorated with a frieze of intertwined laurel garland motifs. Square base in gilt bronze with pearls.
Clock with white enamel dial signed by maison BOUDET in Paris.
Bronze sculptures attributed to Auguste Moreau
French work in Louis XVI style, circa 1880
Clock Dimensions: 44 cm – Longueur: 42 cm
Profondeur: 18 cm
Candelabra Dimensions: 43 cm – Largeur: 32 cm – Profondeur: 20 cm