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These candlesticks are of the highest quality, and feature a stunning repousse detail. Estimated retail value: $9000-$9200 (YOU WILL NEVER SEE PIECES LIKE THIS AGAIN) View additional info Ferdinand BARBEDIENNE (1810-1892) Plateau en bronze doré A décor d'émaux cloisonnés filigranés en métal doré partiellement ajouré. The focus of the manufactory was the selling of bronze miniatures of antique Greek and Roman sculpture. After the death of his partner in 1859, Barbedienne extended his activities towards the casting of monumental bronzes.
Ferdinand BARBEDIENNE (1810-1892) & DAUM Grande lampe à poser à structure en bronze doré, représentant à la base un oiseau couronné enserré par de larges et hautes volutes végétales, se terminant en composition florale maintenant quatre bobèches inférieures, deux bobèches supérieures et un calice central en verre marmoré en turquoise et blanc sur fond satiné, base quadrangulée en marbre vert de mer reposant sur un socle en bronze doré. Measures: A similar piece sold at Sotheby's for $24,000, and it was not dated. His works are highly sought after, and his pieces are very hard to come by. His works sell from 5,000-$100,000 (depending on the period, and the piece). et Mme Emile Ginot, et marqué à l'acide de façon manuscrite : "Légué à Gaston par son grand père". 28 cm View additional info PATINATED BRONZE BARBEDIENNE FIGURE OF THE SATYR OF PRAXITELES; after the antique; inscribed MONI ICENTIA SS DNI, E. The patina with minimal surface abrasion in places. One minimal bumping can be found verso on the dress. Société Collas et Barbedienne (1838-1952)The French bronze founder Ferdinand Barbedienne (1810-1892) and the engineer and engraver Achille Collas (1795-1859) founded the bronze foundry ‘Société Collas et Barbedienne’ in 1838 in Paris. At the beginning they specialized in small-sized bronze casts that reproduced the works of contemporary artists, as well as of ancient Greek and Roman masters.
Achille Collas died in 1859, leaving Ferdinand Barbedienne as the sole owner of the foundry.
By that time, it had grown to employ over 300 workers at their workshop in Paris.
THE AUCTIONEER IS ONLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FRENCH INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THIS CATALOGUE. FERDINAND BARBEDIENNE 1810 Saint-Martin-de-Fresnay - 1892 Paris NAPOLEON IM WINTER Bronze, hell patiniert, Elfenbein und Alabaster. Sophocles is shown in a standing posture, wearing a thick beard and a narrow band in his hair. Besides, there is a scratched number on the underside '42'.
Since 1843 the company reproduced also works of living artists like Auguste Rodin or Antoine Louis Barye. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% ( VAT) shipping insurance. The outstanding quality of his production was repeatedly rewarded at the universal exhibition, including, for instance, the Grande Médaille d'Honneur in Paris, 1855. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% ( VAT) shipping insurance.
They barely survived the French revolution and financial collapse of 1848 which caused many artists and foundries to declare bankruptcy.
Barbedienne actively pursued contracts with the many sculptors of Paris contracting with David D'Angers, Jean-Baptiste Clesinger, and even producing some casts for Antoine-Louis Barye.
View additional info FERDINAND BARBEDIENNE (1810 Saint-Martin-de-Fresnay - 1892 Paris) NAPOLEON IM WINTER A BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURE OF NAPOLEON Bronze, hell patiniert, Elfenbein und Alabaster. View additional info Bronze, with dark brown patina France, around 1870Ferdinand Barbedienne (1810-1892) – French bronze founder and manufacturer Inscribed on the plinth ‘F.