European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
Pair of Andirons in the Form of EaglesMade in Paris, France, Europe
Made by Pierre Gouthière, French, 1732 - 1813
Patinated bronze; gilded bronze bases
1939-41-25a,bBequest of Eleanore Elkins Rice, 1939
LabelThis is one of several surviving versions of a pair of andirons that Gouthière originally made for the duchess of Mazarin along with other expensive gilded bronze objects for her Paris town house.
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