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Jupiter and Juno Italian Renaissance style brass andirons

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Stock No.14166

A pair of very fine and tall Italian Renaissance style brass figural andirons surmounted by figures representing Roman Gods, one is of of Jupiter with his eagle the other of Juno with her peacock. They stand on ornate urns, embellished with cherub masks, held by pairs of small dolphins and are raised on pedestals above swagged cherub masks flanked by pairs of putti. Each is supported by large pairs of fierce stylised dolphins on plinth feet. After models attributed to Alessandro Vittoria (1528-1608) a leading sculptor in late 16th century Venice.
Italian, possibly French, late 19th century. Photo before final cleaning.

9200
£
Width Height Depth
External 14 58"
37 cms
31 12"
80 cms
9 18"
23 cms

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