Dantan (Fr., 1800-1869), The Tambourine 19th century bronze sculpture of a woman in peasant dress playing a tambourine, her hair braided and adorned with a grape vine wreath featuring grape bunches, finely cast with well-defined draping and articulated cymbals on tambourine, signed "Dantan scpt" and "Vittoz Bronzier" (a Parisian foundry). 15.75 in.
Continental carved ivory statues, 19th century, each depicting a classical figure of a musician, one plucking a lyre, the other tapping a tambourine, each on an integral base, mounted to an octagonal carved wooden plinth.
Mid-19th century Claude Michel Clodion (French, 1738 -1814) bronze figural group of a dionysian female revelers and a baby satyr, Bacchanalia, the classically clad woman wearing garlands of grapevine and cup, the satyr running along beside her, on ovoid base cast with grapes, vase and tambourine, with mold incised signature Clodion, underside of base with incised founder's mark Paupardin. Circa :1850