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Pair of Nubian flares with horns of plenty
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4500 € (port +150€)
Others, Napoléon III, XIX

Pair of Nubians or torches in carved gilded and richly polychromed wood in bright colors.

The two servants in red and gold cloaks rest on a wooden base painted in "feigned marble".

Nubians present the horns of plenty (or Cornucopia in Latin) to bring prosperity and good luck to the home.

According to Greek mythology, the cornucopia adorned the forehead of the goat Amalthea, which fed Zeus as a child. In the form of a horn overflowing with fruit and flowers, it is a theme taken up in certain paintings and in statuary art: it is one of the traditional attributes of fortune, prosperity, wealth .

Period late nineteenth early twentieth century.

Height: 118cm
Width: 40cm
Depth: 24 cm
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