Here we have Cupid, the winged angel/god of love and desire, with outstretched wings and a shoulder strap basket containing three small hearts.
This beautiful piece came from an old family estate in Brittany and had been with the family for many years. This bronze bears the signature Auguste Moreau, and is from the period specified.
The subject, the patina, the weight and attitude of this figure are quite superb. Please study the photographs carefully as they form part of the description. Please also note that the appearance of bronze varies depending on the light. These photographs were taken in a light garden room allowing the detail to shine through.
Dimensions: Height: 41.5cm, Weight 5Kgs
Should you have any questions about this lovely piece, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Due to the weight of this piece and insurance, the carriage cost is likely to be in the region of £35.00
Which is not included in the sale price. For buyers outside the U.K, please contact me so I may confirm a shipping cost.