20 cms high and 27 cms wide
A very fine original bronze group of lovebirds by the French sculptor Jules Moigniez (b. 1835 d. 1984)
Moigniez studied in Paris under Comolera and exhibited first at the Exposition Universelle of 1865.
He received a medal at the Great Exhibition of London in 1862 and his bird sculptures earned him first place in this field.
In excellent original condition, ‘Tourtereaux’ signed and with a beautiful golden brown patina.
With provenance from Harwood House via Garret Antiques Ltd.