French Gilt Bronze Heron Vide Poche by Parisien sculptor André Villien
An artist-signed vide poche (translates to empty pockets for keys, change, etc.) in gilt bronze made in France by Parisien sculptor André Villien, ca. 1900. Very detailed Art Nouveau decoration featuring a central heron with spreading wings standing on a branch with pine cones. Signed A. Villien. Very good condition measuring 5.25" L x 4"W.