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 a shaped marble base and signed George Vacossin
Height: 17 cm
Width: 24 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.