Inkwell Important Louis XV
gilded and chiseled bronze.
Base with a rococo decoration, tritons blowing in conches in a rough sea, in the center a winged naiad is supporting a large shell.
It should be noted details like reeds, a dolphin swimming among tritons, the edge of the shell very elaborated, the undertow of the waves,...
On the other hand the sculptor has represented the buttocks of the tritons raising in the water.
The valves of the inkwells are treated as a piles of sell fish.
Proportions make think about the Versailles fountains.
It is nearly organized as a centerpiece given the extreme discretion of the valves.
It's an item particularly rare.
very good state, the gilding is perfect.
There aren't the original buckets, they have been replaced at the XIXth by a powder box and a glass bucket.
42 ( lenght ) x 21 ( depth ) x 22 ( height ) cm.
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