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Pair of firedogs (chenets)

Artist: Quentin-Claude Pitoin (French, Paris ca. 1725–1777 Paris)
Date: ca. 1772
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Gilt bronze
Dimensions: .5) H. 16 x W. 24 1/4 x D. 7 5/8 in. (40.6 x 61.6 x 19.4 cm); .6) H. 15 1/2 x W. 24 1/4 x D. 7 5/8 in. (39.4 x 61.6 x 19.4 cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Gilt Bronze
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1977
Accession Number: 1977.102.5, .6

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