19th Century French Patinated Bronze Statue “La Cruche Cassee” Signed C. Anfrie
This elegant antique bronze sculpture was crafted in France, circa 1880. Titled “La Cruche Cassée” (The Broken Pitcher), the sculpture features a young boy holding a tack welded flagon looking down at the broken pitcher. The statue has a titled plaque on the base and is signed in the back C. Anfrie. The bronze figure is in excellent condition with a rich overall patinated finish. Decorate a man’s office or a library shelf with this fine antiquity. Charles Anfrie (1833-1905) was a French sculptor, known for his bronze figures of children and military soldiers. He exhibited at the 1883 Salon some portraits of P. Louchet and R. Magniaud (bust and medallion) , and some plaster art works in 1888 and 1890 Salons. Listed in the Benezit. Measures: 5.25″ diameter 16″ height.
|Dimensions||5.25 × 5.25 × 16 in|
Late 19th Century