REF: D0058 SOLD
A Most Impressive & Decorative Pair of 19th Century Orientalist Spelter Figures
A Most Impressive and Decorative Pair of 19th Century Orientalist Spelter Figures.
Both in Middle Eastern attire and shown seated in naturalistic poses atop rocky mounds on squared plinth bases, she holding an amphora shaped vessel, he clutching a branch in one hand, the other resting on a scabbard and gun. In untouched condition and with much of the original cold painted decoration intact. Each base signed in script, J.Guillot, for Anatole J. Guillot (1865-1911). Height 31.5" For a similar comparison Ref: Sotheby's Nineteenth Century Decorative Arts, London, March 1987, Lot #287