Artist French
  • Sconce
Date between 1875 and 1900
Medium Gilt bronze
Dimensions Overall: 28 3/8 × 15 1/2 × 9 1/4 inches (72.1 × 39.4 × 23.5 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge in memory of her husband
Accession Number 73.218.1
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Oakleigh Thorne, (Paris, France);
(Duveen Brothers, New York, New York, USA);
1935, acquired by Anna Thomson Dodge (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
1973-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Galerie Georges Petit. Sale cat. Paris, May 30-June 4, 1892, lots 480-83.

Three French Reigns. Exhibited at 25 Park Lane, London, 1933, no. 540.

Princesse Bibesco. "Trois Regnes, Louis XIV, Louis XV, Louis XVI," La Renaissance, vol. 16, no. 6 (June 1933): p. 120.

A Catalogue of Works of Art of the Eighteenth Century in the Collection of Anna Thomson Dodge, vol. 1. Detroit, 1939, [unpaginated; 2 vols.].

Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 19 (May 1960): pp. 306-307.

Dauterman, Carl C., James Parker and Edith Appleton Standen. Decorative Art from the Samuel H. Kress Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. London, 1964, pp. 277-79.

Sales cat., Parke-Bernet Galleries. New York, October 13-15, 1966, lot 390.

Sales cat., Sotheby Parke-Bernet. Monaco, June 14, 1982, lot 507.

Sales cat., Sotheby's. New York, May 21, 1985, lot 161.

Sales cat., Sotheby's. New York, May 21, 1988, lot 86.

Sales cat., Christie's. New York, March 22-23, 1991, lot 19.

Dell, T. et al. The Dodge Collection of Eighteenth-Century French and English Art at the Detroit Institute of Arts. New York and Detroit, 1996, no. 33, pp. 132-134, (color ill.) p. 133. [entry by H. Hawley].