An extremely rare pair of 19th century cast iron dogs by J.J Ducel. The casts are of recumbent hunting dogs, most likely a Springer Spaniel and a Pointer. Each dog is stamped at the base with J.J Ducel, Me De Forges, Paris. The detail in the casting of each dog is exquisite. Paris, Circa 1870

 

Jean-Jaques Ducel (1801-1877) was a Marseille born sculptor and ironmaster who co-founded the foundry, J.J Ducel Master of Forges, Paris. He purchased the Pocé-sur-Cisse estate iron foundry in 1829 and it became one of the largest art foundries in France until Ducel's death. In 1878 the foundry home was purchased by Val d'Osne who carried on selling Ducel's patterns. Ducel was probably most famous for their urns and statues as well as architectural fittings 

 

Excellent Condition

Extremely Rare Pair of 19th Century Cast Iron Dogs by J.J. Ducel, Paris

£30,000.00Price
  • Height: 49.5cm
    Width: 66.5cm
    Depth: 39.5cm