French Gothic Style Chenets - Decorative Arts
French Gothic Style Chenets
A pair of Gothic-style Chenets having fleur-de-lys finials and shields with restrained scrollwork on baluster posts. Wrought iron, French, c. 19th century.
While medieval in style, these traditional types of chenets have been produced more-or-less continuously since the 15th century. Early styles and techniques enjoyed a renewed interest during the Arts and Crafts era in the late 19th century. Note condition: small loss to rear base.
30.25" h. x 14" w.