A rare and unusual pair of zoomorphic cast iron down spouts in the form of stylised heraldic dolphins.
These remarkable architectural features are attributed to the renowned Val d'Osne Foundry, founded in 1835 by Jean Pierre Andre Victor - inventor of the ornamental cast iron technique.
A similar example from a Val d'Osne catalogue is displayed in the images.
French - 19th Century.
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