A charming early 20th Century animalier gilt bronze group of three seated puppies fascinated by an approaching snail. The bronze with fine hand chased surface detail and good colour, raised on integral naturalistic bronze base and signed George Vacossin
Height: 17 cm
Width: 21 cm
Condition: Excellent Original Condition
Materials: Gilt Bronze
Georges Lucien Vacossin (1870 ~ 1942) was a French sculptor who was born in Granvilliers (Oise) and exhibited at the Salon between 1902 and 1937. A master of canine sculpture, some of his dog groups were used for Sèvres factory models. Not a lot is known about this artist other then he specialised in bronze and ceramic animal sculptures.