846. Antique Grand Tour French Ormolu Bronze Architectural Model Arc de Triomphe Paris

Absolutely Stunning Grand Tour Patinated Bronze Ormolu chisel cast example of the architectural model of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, of compact proportions. Third quarter of the Nineteenth Century. Superbly cast and wonderfully detailed with a medium brown patination. Complete with its original green veined marble platform rectangular base. 

Condition: Good untouched condition with nice surface patination, professionally cleaned and black baise replaced underneath, original eight bronze bollards on marble floor. 

Height: (entire including marble base) 4.75” (12cm). Width: (at marble base): 5” (12.5cm). Depth: (at marble base) 4.75” (12cm).  

Shipped to Fort Worth, Texas, USA.

Affordable fixed price Worldwide Store to door shipping offered by Seller. 

L’Arc de Triomphe was created by Architects Jean-Francois Therese Chalgrin and Jean-Arnaud Raymond, took thirty years to build from 1806 to 1836. 

Built to commemorate French soldiers that had died in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, the imposing arch, completed in 1836 under the rule of Louis Phillipe, became a highlight stop for individuals on the Grand Tour in the second half of the 19th century.