Louis Riche

Antique bronze cat bookends

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Europe € 50

Worldwide € 75

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H. 14.5 cm x L. 15 cm x W. 7/11 cm.
H. 5.7 inch x L. 5.9 inch x W. 2.8/4.3 inch.
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Very good.
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 bronze bookends with two different cats lying on a wooden base. The pair is signed by Louis Riche, a famous French animalier who specialized in cat sculptures. 
The bronzes are cast by the Susse Frères foundry in Paris, ca. 1900/1910.