DescriptionA PAIR OF MONUMENTAL ITALIAN BAROQUE-STYLE PATINATED BRONZE FIGURAL ANDIRONS
Italy, circa 1875
49 inches high x 21 inches wide (124.5 x 53.3 cm)
Each with a flame finial over a winged putto against a vasiform backplate, atop a medallion of a helmeted figure in profile with stylized floral border, flanked by two seated winged putti supported by two female masks in between a crest with three fleur-de-lis, two lions emerge from base with strap-work and centered by a classical mask, the whole raised on stepped hexagonal base.
Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000.
Putti with repairs to legs, some spots with additional soldering, minor and sporadic pitting, present very well overall.
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