Offering a rare large pair of signed, Art Nouveau repousse copper plaques. This marvelous pair of plaques believed to have been made in France or Germany, feature allegorical scenes of young maidens hunting and fishing.
Comprised of many elements: to the Fisher Woman; fish, shells, alligator, dragonfly, butterfly, netting. To Diana the Huntress; elk, bow and arrow, etc. The repousse workmanship is outstanding. The three dimensionality is some of the best Ive ever seen. Framed, in wood covered in padded fabric and inset moulding.
Signed artist, JB, Depose, Geschutzt, J. Measuring: 25 3/4 Tall, 17 Wide, Plaque only, 19 1/4 Tall, 10 5/8 Wide. The condition is near mint. The only thing separating the repousse from perfection is what may not be damage at all. See forearm of fisher maiden.Either manufactured that way or an excusable ding that occurred a long time ago. The gilt patination is very fine as is the patina.
The frame and moulding show signs of wear. The back is equipped with hang wire and covered with original black paper.The rarity and condition of these fine repousse plaques make them an especially attractive offering and worthy of the most advanced collection. The item "Rare Large Pair Art Nouveau Gilt Bronze Copper Plaque Signed Reduced" is in sale since Sunday, February 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Metalware\Bronze"." and is located in Oyster Bay, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.