{"id":4974186266660,"title":"Antique French Ormolu Pair Chenets \/ Fire Dogs Rococo Louis XV Style RARE","handle":"antique-french-ormolu-pair-chenets-fire-dogs-rococo-louis-xv-style-rare","description":"\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThis pair of late 19th Century French ormolu chenets or fire dogs in Louis XV Rococo Style are simply stunning and so RARE. Each chenet has a macaw perched upon a rococo scroll. They are of the finest quality and are so unique with the Macaws perched amongst the scrolling foliate - I have not seen another pair like this. They are in excellent condition for their age and have been cleaned.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThese would simply stunning in front of a fireplace for decoration. These fire dogs could tell a tale or two and more than likely came from a high class home. 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data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThis pair of late 19th Century French ormolu chenets or fire dogs in Louis XV Rococo Style are simply stunning and so RARE. Each chenet has a macaw perched upon a rococo scroll. They are of the finest quality and are so unique with the Macaws perched amongst the scrolling foliate - I have not seen another pair like this. They are in excellent condition for their age and have been cleaned.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThese would simply stunning in front of a fireplace for decoration. These fire dogs could tell a tale or two and more than likely came from a high class home. Ormolu was a luxury material, made by only the most skilled craftsmen, that only the richest could afford. Ormolu is also known as gilt bronze and is the bedrock of European decorative arts in the 18th and 19th centuries. It is a sturdy material and extremely practical.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eMeasurements: (approximate)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e28cm H x 23cm W x 11.5cm D\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ePlease note that this is an antique item so as such will have some signs of usage, marks and patina - in my opinion these fire dogs are in good antique condition for their age and any patina only adds to the character to these wonderful pieces of history.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eOur motto is to reuse and recycle these wonderful antique and vintage items so that they get a new lease of life and at the same time you will have a unique, personal item of good quality in your home that will also contribute to the world's carbon footprint.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThis item is available to view at our showroom RetroNovia, 12 New Pond Parade, West End Road, Ruislip Gardens, Middlesex HA4 6LR . Please call us on 01895 675596 to make sure the item is available before coming to view.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWe are located easy access from London and Oxford and are directly off the Main A40 Polish War memorial junction.\u003c\/span\u003e"}

Antique French Ormolu Pair Chenets / Fire Dogs Rococo Louis XV Style RARE

Product Description
This pair of late 19th Century French ormolu chenets or fire dogs in Louis XV Rococo Style are simply stunning and so RARE. Each chenet has a macaw perched upon a rococo scroll. They are of the finest quality and are so unique with the Macaws perched amongst the scrolling foliate - I have not seen another pair like this. They are in excellent condition for their age and have been cleaned.

These would simply stunning in front of a fireplace for decoration. These fire dogs could tell a tale or two and more than likely came from a high class home. Ormolu was a luxury material, made by only the most skilled craftsmen, that only the richest could afford. Ormolu is also known as gilt bronze and is the bedrock of European decorative arts in the 18th and 19th centuries. It is a sturdy material and extremely practical.

Measurements: (approximate)
28cm H x 23cm W x 11.5cm D

Please note that this is an antique item so as such will have some signs of usage, marks and patina - in my opinion these fire dogs are in good antique condition for their age and any patina only adds to the character to these wonderful pieces of history.

Our motto is to reuse and recycle these wonderful antique and vintage items so that they get a new lease of life and at the same time you will have a unique, personal item of good quality in your home that will also contribute to the world's carbon footprint.

This item is available to view at our showroom RetroNovia, 12 New Pond Parade, West End Road, Ruislip Gardens, Middlesex HA4 6LR . Please call us on 01895 675596 to make sure the item is available before coming to view.

We are located easy access from London and Oxford and are directly off the Main A40 Polish War memorial junction.
£995.00
Maximum quantity available reached.

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