Foretay

Post Road Gallery
Fine European Sculpture


Alfred-Jean Foretay
(Swiss, 1861-1944)

"Neptune Vase"


Bronze
Size: 18-3/4 inches high
Late 19th century
Signed "A. Foretay"

Shown in high relief on this vase is the god of the sea guiding two wild horses amongst the waves.

The theme of sea spirits was often employed in Eurpean decorative art of the Art Nouveau period. For another such piece see our vase by Emmanuel Villanis that we title, "Sirens of the Sea".


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