Painted bronze roasted chestnut on a sienna marble base.
France c. 19th c.
3" x 3" x 2.25" high
Condition: Minute chips/losses to paint surface as seen in the photos
This delightful objet d'art is doubtless a souvenir from France. Then as now, the seasonal smell of roasting chestnuts permeates the streets of Paris. What more evocative souvenir is there than this painted bronze chestnut, roasted to perfection, and mounted on an elegant Sienna marble base?!