Louis Riche

Art Deco bronze cat bookends

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Europe € 78

Worldwide € 99

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H. 15 cm x L. 17 cm. x W. 8 cm. 

H. 5.9 inch x L. 6.7 inch x W. 3.2 inch.
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Very good condition.
Literature:
"Les bronzes de XIXe siècle” by Pierre Kjellberg, Les éditions des amateurs. “Animals in bronze” by Christopher Payne. Antique collectors club.
“The dictionary of sculptors in bronze” by James Mackay.Antique collectors club.
 “Dictionnaire illustré des sculpteurs animaliers & fondeurs de l’antiquité à nos jours “ by Jean Charles Hachet. Argus Valentines.   


Very beautiful pair of Art Deco bronze bookends with strechting cats on a black marble base. The pair is signed by Louis Riche (1877-1949), a famous French animalier who specialized in cat sculptures. 
Signed and marked Medaille d'Or.  
Ca. 1920.