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  • Set of four wall brackets, 18th century (ca. 1788)
    Made under the direction of Jean Hauré (French, b. 1739), cast either by Étienne–Jean Forestier (French, master 1764) or his brother Pierre–Auguste (French, 1755–1835), chased by Pierre–Philippe Thomire (French, 1751–1843)
    Gilt bronze
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1979 (1979.172.3–6)

    An existing model incorporating a ram's head was altered for use in the bedroom of Louis XVI at the Château de Saint-Cloud, where the lion's mask was a recurrent motif.

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  • Set of four wall brackets, 18th century (ca. 1788)
    Made under the direction of Jean Hauré (French, b. 1739), cast either by Étienne-Jean Forestier (French, master 1764) or his brother Pierre-Auguste (French, 1755-1835), chased by Pierre-Philippe Thomire (French, 1751-1843)
    Gilt bronze
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1979 (1979.172.3-6)

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