Louis Valentin Elias Robert (French, act. 1821-1874)
Grand Tour Figures of Mercury and Fortuna, patinated, after original works by Giambologna (Flemish, 1529-1608),each supported on socle bases cast with figures in neoclassical-style relief, atop a square plinth, female figure inscribed "L.V.E. Robert," ht. 29 5/8 to 31 5/8 in.
Each in overall very good and clean condition. The ball that sits atop Mercury's staff is missing.
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