torchère

furniture maker: unknown;  after: Dominique-Vivant Denon (French); 

circa 1910-circa 1920
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Description
torchère, pair, in the from of a winged caryatid gilded and carved pedestals with allegorical bust columns, on lion paw feet. After designs by Dominique-Vivant Denon (archaeologist and draftsman and responsible for largely setting up Le Louvre) who went on Napoleon’s Egyptian campaigns.
Maker and role
furniture maker: unknown
after: Dominique-Vivant Denon (French)
Production place
France
[Egypt]
Production date
circa 1910-circa 1920
Media description
giltwood, paint
Measurements
1210 x 390 x 330 mm
Measurement details
height: 1210mm
width: 390mm
depth: 330mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0506

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