A large cast iron figure holding aloft a conch shell by the Durenne Foundry

A large cast iron figure holding aloft a conch shell by the Durenne Foundry

Circa 1860
Stock Number: 14433/GSO
Height 124.00cm [48.82 inches]
Width 60.00cm [23.62 inches]
Depth 44.00cm [17.32 inches]
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Stamped: A. Durenne Paris

Cast in the second half of the 19th Century in the Sommevoire region just north east of Paris, this figure can be a water feature or a planter.

Antoine Durenne (1822 - 1895) was well known and respected for his large scale ornamental iron and bronze work which can still be seen on the streets of Paris and many other cities worldwide.