Chemin "Dog and Snail" Cast Bronze Animalier Sculpture
A playful and exquisite cast bronze sculpture of a dog and snail by Joseph Chemin (1825-1901) a French Animalier. He was known for specializing in sculpting small animals, mostly dogs in a variety of landscapes. This piece is known as "Chien et escargot", dog and snail, and represents a highly animated scene between these two creatures. The snail climbs up a rock as the dog is about to bounce on him; a few leaves, bark and other details from the ground are exquisitely rendered. The dog has equal amounts of detail work from the nails on its paws to its rib cage and tensed muscles. A lovely sculpture for an animal lover, a wonderful art piece that exemplifiers the Animaliers movement in art, prominent in the late 19th Century France among all sections of the middle-classes.
WIDTH: 7 in | HEIGHT: 4 in | DEPTH: 4 in
Shipping Estimate: $50 | FedEx
Domestic shipping within the 48 continental states is quoted on each item via FedEx or White Glove delivery.
International shipping can be arranged upon request.
Delivery times will vary depending on the locations of origin and delivery, packing requirements, and the method of shipping used.
Once your order is processed, you will be notified of shipping status and given an estimated time of delivery.
We accept payment by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover through our secure portal. We also accept payment via check, money order, or wire transfer. All payment options are available at checkout.