Lot 21 (Garden and Natural History Live Auction, 11th June 2019)

Estimate
£6,000 - £10,000

Buyer's premium: 25% (ex. VAT)


Lot details

Statues/Sculptures: A Durenne Foundry cast iron torchère figure of a boy on pedestal

late 19th century

stamped A Durenne Sommevoire

240cm high

Antoine Durenne set up in 1847 at Sommervoire Haute-Marne. He held a number of official posts most notably being on the installation committee for the Exposition Universelle in 1878. The Durenne foundry was incorporated into the Val d’Osne foundry in 1888.

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