Description
Pair of important chased and gilded bronze bolts being made during.
The asymmetrically arranged locks have a central octagonal cartouche on two dissimilar quivers. The cartouche is surmounted by a fire pot topped by flames, supported by two chiselled volutes of foliage and finished by an ornamentation of foliated fleurons supported by brackets of foliage, enclosing a set of garlands and lamp heads.
The latch is adorned with two small finials carved in slight relief on either side of a moulded frame with sandblasted interior. The moulded stirrups.
The balustered knobs are engraved with a small frieze of water leaves.
Fused bronze, chased, openwork, engraved and gilded.
Louis XVI period.
French work of high quality both in ornamentation and execution.
One of the two bolts is of a post-18th century execution.
The original one has some old restorations and breaks.
Width: 14 cm - Height: 19 cm.
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Pair of important chased and gilded bronze bolts being made during.
The asymmetrically arranged locks have a central octagonal cartouche on two dissimilar quivers. The cartouche is surmounted by a fire pot topped by flames, supported by two chiselled volutes of foliage and finished by an ornamentation of foliated fleurons supported by brackets of foliage, enclosing a set of garlands and lamp heads.
The latch is adorned with two small finials carved in slight relief on either side of a moulded frame with sandblasted interior. The moulded stirrups.
The balustered knobs are engraved with a small frieze of water leaves.
Fused bronze, chased, openwork, engraved and gilded.
Louis XVI period.
French work of high quality both in ornamentation and execution.
One of the two bolts is of a post-18th century execution.
The original one has some old restorations and breaks.
Width: 14 cm - Height: 19 cm.

Estimate 400 - 600 EUR
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