A pair of Appliques

Paar Wandappliken Dresden, Kunsthandel Mühlbauer

A pair of Appliques

A pair of Appliques

Probably Dresden, ca 1750 / 60

Cast bronze, engraved and fire gilded.

39.5 cm

Naturalistically formed branches and oak leaves grow out of a trophy shield that is decorated with hunting symbols.

The symbolism, a tribute to hunting, is based on sketches by Gilles-Marie Oppenort (Paris 1672 – 1742).


Collection Kurt Habermacher, Lucerne Switzerland.