Circa 1800’s Pierre-Jules Mene French “Greyhound” Signed Sculpture


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Circa 1800’s Pierre-Jules Mene French “Greyhound” Signed Sculpture. This extraordinary, bronze greyhound dog sculpture was modeled by Pierre Jules Mene during the late 1800s. Pierre-Jules MĂȘne was a French sculptor, animalier, and zoologist. He is considered one of the pioneers of animal sculpture in the nineteenth century. This is an exceptional example of his time. This bronze sculpture depicts a greyhound dog in a playful pose, looking down with its left paw raised. This sculpture is stamped “P J Mene”. The detailing of this elegant dog is absolutely exquisite, and his pose is so regal. He is the perfect size to fit beautifully on a mantel and to draw all the attention in the room directly to him. If you are a collector of bronze canines, he is certainly one you will want to add to your collection. His charm and elegant presence cannot be overstated. This sculpture weighs 8 lbs.

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Weight 8 lbs
Dimensions L 6.5 x W 12 x H 8.5 in
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This piece bears a signature. There is a rich patina on the bronze due to the antiqueness. Slight scratches on the bronze and marble are normal and happen over time. The bronze is all intact and in one solid piece, with no cracks. All the moldings in the marble are in good condition. The marble is intact and in one solid piece. The greyhound is intact. The holes where the sculpture and marble are screwed together, have a negligible gap that is slightly visible. Please examine the images. We will be happy to provide additional images upon request.

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