Inkwell in 1880 polychrome bronze French manufacturing orientalist style, the object has a fountain in the head and a shaker on the dish that is unscrewed, the character is screwed on a circular plate in black marble.
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Orientalism is a very important movement in the arts that appeared at the end of the eighteenth century. The Bonaparte's expedition to Egypt in particular was a big driver for this movement. Delacroix, Jericho, Chasseriau, have many East represent a more or less imaginary. This movement continues until the early twentieth century and even beyond, since Orientalism remains a component of the déco. L'orientalisme are therefore expresses the fascination of artists, essentially, for a North Africa Middle -orient dream and ideals.