French Art Nouveau Figural Bronze
Statue / Desk Tray / Ashtray
Nature theme, signed.
Circa late 19th Century / Early 20th century, Paris France
Charming bronze statue featuring a
Pair of crouching Ducklings overlooking the pond below
while eyeing the little frog on the bank of the pond. Sculptural
Detailed solid cast bronze sculpture with natural rock ledge that
the ducks are sitting on to overlook the pond.
The pond area itself can be used as a desk tray, dresser tray or
Or you may simply use this as a wonderful, whimsical decorative
Signed in the bronze A. Barotin or
A. Baratiu (please see photos)
Foundry stamps on back: 'Susse Fres Paris Cire Purdue'
Also stamped 'bronze' and has the round seal for 'Susse Freres,
Paris, Editeurs' with the symbol.
Dimensions: 12 1/8" wide, 2 1/4"
high at front, to 8" high (duckling at back), 10 1/4" deep-front to
Condition: Shown as found, with
original patina. Found without any sort of base,
we can have a marble base made if requested, for an additional fee.
Item # DAS45:
Price: $ 6,500.