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EUGENE CORNU & G. VIOT ET CIE. (born 1827) Full Bio

A Large Gilt-Bronze Mounted Algerian Onyx Jardinière

EUGENE CORNU & G. VIOT ET CIE. (born 1827) Full Bio

A Large Gilt-Bronze Mounted Algerian Onyx Jardinière

REF No. B73886

France, Circa 1870

H   47 cm | 18 in
W   75 cm | 29 in
D   54 cm | 21 in

The partnership of Cornu and Viot created luxurious objects and furniture incorporating marble and decorated with enamel and bronze, as well as vases and fountains in marble. They reaped success at the 1867 Exposition Universelle in Paris, at which they won a gold medal.

Eugene Cornu and Viot are both recorded at the premises of G. Viot et Cie, 'The Algerian Onyx-Marbles Co.', 24, boulevard des Italiens, Paris.

Artist Biography

The partnership of Cornu and Viot created luxurious objects and furniture incorporating marble and decorated with enamel and bronze, as well as vases and fountains in marble. They reaped success at the 1867 Exposition Universelle in Paris, at which they won a gold medal.

Eugene Cornu and Viot are both recorded at the premises of G. Viot et Cie, 'The Algerian Onyx-Marbles Co.', 24, boulevard des Italiens, Paris.

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