Maximilien Louis Fiot

Art Deco bronze sculpture terrier dog bust bookends

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Europe € 60

Worldwide € 95

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H. 19 cm x L. 12 cm. x W. 9 cm. 

H. 7.5 inch x L. 4.7 inch x W. 3.5 inch. 

Condition:
Very good.
Literature:
These bronzes are illustrated in:
“Dictionnaire illustré des sculpteurs animaliers & fondeurs de l’antiquité à nos jours “ by Jean Charles Hachet. Argus Valentines. 
General information:
“Les bronzes de XIXe siècle” by Pierre Kjellberg, Les éditions des amateurs.
“Animals in bronze” by Christopher Payne. Antique collectors club.
“Dictionnaire des peintres,sculpteurs,dessinateurs et graveurs” by E. Benezit. Gründ. 
 “Bronzes, sculptors and founders” by H. Berman, Abage.

Pair of bronze bookends in the shape of terrier dog heads by the French artist Maximilien Louis Fiot, 1886-1953. 
The sculptures have a beautiful patina and are signed by the artist as well as by the founder, Susse Freres. The dog busts are cast in the so called lost wax technique, Cire perdue.