Great champlevés enamels decorated cup in the Ancient style, attributed to Eugène CORNU (1827- 1899)

Two-handled piedouche cup laying on square base, made out of Algerian onyx marble, gilt bronze uprights with champlevés enamels decorations. This cup is a model attributed to the designer-creator and manufacturer Eugène Cornu.

About the artist

Louis-François-Eugène CORNU, designer-creator and bronzemaker.
In 1858, after working as a designer and creator for the Maison Tahan, he became founder and director of the Algerian Onyx-Marble Company formerly headed by A.Pallu &Co and its successor G.Viot . This Maison was specialized into the manufacturing of luxury articles combining bronze, Algerian onyx marble and champlevés enamels. Eugène Cornu's creations were exhibited in London World's Fair in 1862 , 1871 and 1872 and 1867 Paris World's Fair where he receveid a gold medal for an important pair of Onyx bronze and enamel vases. The Algerian Onyx Marble Company produced works designed by Albert Carrier-Belleuse, Charles Cordier and Louis-Alfred Barrias. In 1878, his storehouses were settled at the 24 Boulevard des Italiens in Paris.

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Dimensions

Height : 12 in
Width : 13.8 in

Time 1875
Origin Paris, France
Materials Gilt Bronze, Champlevés Enamels and Algerian Onyx Marble
Reference Coupe-Cornu151
Great champlevés enamels decorated cup in the Ancient style, attributed to Eugène CORNU (1827- 1899)

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