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23” Raoul Larche ‘L’Idée, Allégorie sur un Rocher’ Gilt Bronze Inkwell




Raoul Larche (1860-1912)

Monumental Inwell vide pouch. ‘L’Idée, Allégorie sur un Rocher’ A Gilt-Bronze Inkwell, circa 1900 Figural Centerpiece, Inkwell and vide pouch. Gilt-bronze

Height 19 in.; Width 23 in.; Depth 18 in. 49 cm; 58.5 cm; 46 cm signed RAOUL LARCHE and with the SIOT-PARIS foundry mark and numbered X655

Overall in very good original condition with wear to the patina in places with small verdigris marks on platter. See photos.

Larche had his sculptural training under Jouffroy and Falguière at the École des Beaux-Arts. He won the second prize Grand Prix de Rome in 1886, having made his debut at the Salon two years earlier. He was awarded many honors over the following 30 years and received an impressive crop of state and public commissions during his fairly brief career. His work was acclaimed at the Paris 1900 Exposition Universelle and was awarded the gold medal for sculpture. AVANTIQUES is dedicated to providing an exclusive curated collection of Fine Arts, Paintings, Bronzes, Asian treasures, Art Glass and Antiques.

Our inventory represents time-tested investment quality items with everlasting decorative beauty. We look forward to your business and appreciate any reasonable offers. All of our curated items are vetted and guaranteed authentic and as described. Avantiques only deals in original antiques and never reproductions. We stand behind our treasures with a full money back return policy if the items are not as described. Please also consider Avantique’s eclectic bronze collection including Barye, Barrias, Mene, Moigniez, Paillet, Paillard, Fratin, Picault, Tiffany Studios, and Cain among others. We strive to collect the highest quality sculptures in exceptional condition.

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