a fox and his foxes, Sculpture (1) - Silvered bronze - Late 19th century

Description
a fox and his foxes, Sculpture (1) - Silvered bronze - Late 19th century
France

Silver bronze sculpture of a vixen and her fox pups

Beautiful miniature group in silver plated solid bronze representing a vixen lying in an underbrush, surrounded by her 4 fox cubs sucking or playing until their turn.
French work of high quality, circa 1890.
Unsigned, without base.
Precision of moulded and carved details.
Beautiful depth of the decor and great realism.
Light shocks around the edge of the base, slight wear by scattered rubbing, without gravity. No de-silvering.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
a fox and his foxes, Sculpture
Material
Silvered bronze
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
4×8×8 cm
Weight
490 g
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