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P.E. GUERIN (founded 1857) Full Bio

A Fine Pair of Neo-Classical Style Carved Alabaster Vases

P.E. GUERIN (founded 1857) Full Bio

A Fine Pair of Neo-Classical Style Carved Alabaster Vases

REF No. B70773

Italy, Circa 1910

H   92 cm | 36 in
Diameter   47 cm | 18 in

The later gilt bronze mounts to the plinths stamped 'P.E. GUERIN INC / NEW YORK.'

P.E. Guerin is the oldest decorative metalwork foundry in the United States. 

The company was established in 1857 by the French immigrant Pierre Emmanuel Guerin and by 1892 had relocated to Greenwich Village. The firm capitalised on the building boom in New York City in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, supplying mounts for the public buildings and private residences of clients including the Fricks, Vanderbilts and Morgans.

Artist Biography

P.E. Guerin is the oldest decorative metalwork foundry in the United States. 

The company was established in 1857 by the French immigrant Pierre Emmanuel Guerin and by 1892 had relocated to Greenwich Village. The firm capitalised on the building boom in New York City in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, supplying mounts for the public buildings and private residences of clients including the Fricks, Vanderbilts and Morgans.

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