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Vintage Spelter Statue Sculpture By Hippolyte Moreau Le Soleil Art Nouveau

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This is an old Victorian art nouveau spelter statue called "Le Soleil" by Frenchman Hippolyte Francois Moreau (1832-1927). The metal has some pitting on the surface and there is color loss and ongoing flaking. You can see the gray color of the spelter where some of the paint has flaked. It is approximately 19" tall on a 7-1/2" wide brass and marble base. The marble has a fleabite on the edge, otherwise, except for the pitting and flaking, there are no breaks, cracks or repairs. You can see the little tag that gives theme of the sculpture in the 5th picture and see the signature of Moreau in the 4th picture. The $75 price for shipping is to have it packed professionally and sent UPS, insured. It weighs almost 10 lbs. unpacked. I will happily refund any overage. Hippolyte Moreau won awards at the 1878 and 1900 Universal Exhibition and most of his works at in the Museum of Fine Arts in Dijon, France, which is his home town.

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Vintage Spelter Statue Sculpture By Hippolyte Moreau Le Soleil Art Nouveau

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  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: spelter, brass, marble
  • Feedback: 552 reviews
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