Fire-dogs - Louis XVI
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Pair of Louis XVI chased, pierced and giltbronze fire-dogs. They rest above four feet and support a burning cassolette. Probably by Pithoin.
For more than a century, Kraemer Gallery has been the source of significant examples of French 18th century decorative arts that are now in the permanent collections of major museums in Europe and the United States. They include :