Alfred Borrel (1836-1927) - Plaque, Cupids / putti playing with goat and dog (2) - Alloy - Early 20th century

Description
Alfred Borrel (1836-1927) - Plaque, Cupids / putti playing with goat and dog (2) - Alloy - Early 20th century
France

Alfred BORREL (1836-1927), French sculptor and medallist. He studied under his father Valentin-Maurice Borrel, Jouffroy and Merley. He earned the Prime Minister Deuxième Grand Prix de Rome the engraving and medals in 1860 (won that year by Lagrange). Médaille third class in the Salon des Artistes Français in 1880, second class in the Salon 1890 and first class in the Salon 1893. Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur in 1906.
2 very fine plaques of a heavy metal alloy on mahogany stand. Cupids playing with goat and dog, romantic scenes.
1 plaque is signed Borrel, the other is not.

Lot details
No. of items
2
Object
Cupids / putti playing with goat and dog, Plaque
Material
Alloy
Designer/ Artist
Alfred Borrel (1836-1927)
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
19×32×1 cm
Weight
2 kg
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