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Regency Ormolu Dolphin Inkstand, Early 19th Century
By Thomas Messenger
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
A Regency ormolu dolphin inkstand in the manner of Thomas Messenger & Sons The hinged scallop-shell with wells and recesses to the interior, on a Sienna Marble square section base w...
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Antique Early 19th Century British Regency Inkwells

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Siena Marble, Ormolu

Vintage Ormolu and Marble Dolphin Table Lamp Louis Revival
Located in London, GB
This is a truly superb large white marble and ormolu Louis Revival table lamp, dating from the last quarter of the 20th century. The central column stands on four ormolu dolphins ...
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Vintage 1980s French Table Lamps

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Marble, Ormolu

English Regency Inkwell in Patinated Bronze and Ormolu with Dolphin Mount
Located in London, GB
English Regency patinated bronze and ormolu double inkwell. Set upon a rectangular base with mercury gilt ormolu moulding of "stiff leaf and dart" design. The inkwell holder itself, ...
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Antique 1810s English Regency Inkwells

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Bronze, Ormolu

Pair of 19th Century Ormolu and crystal Candlesticks with Dolphins
Located in London, GB
A beautiful pair of French dolphin candlesticks, Ormolu, and crystal on polished granite bases.
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Empire Candlesticks

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Crystal, Granite, Ormolu

Wonderful French Doré Bronze Crystal Ormolu Swan Centerpiece Dolphin Pedestal
By Baccarat
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful large French doré bronze centerpiece with three dolphins on the pedestal supporting an oval crystal bowl with two lovely swans in flight on each side. The faceted fine cu...
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20th Century French Belle Époque Centerpieces

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Crystal, Bronze

Rare Antique Crystal and Ormolu or Dore Bronze Dolphin Centerpiece
Located in Arles, FR
A superb quality and large scaled neoclassical or Empire style crystal and ormolu centerpiece. Place this vase in the sunlight and watch the stunning colors bounce. Tap the lidded to...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Baroque Serving Pieces

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Crystal, Bronze

Louis XVI Ormolu-Mounted Chinese Celadon Crackle Vases with Dolphin Handles
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful pair of Baluster form Louis XVI style Ormolu-mounted Chinese Celadon crackle vases with dolphin handles. The porcelain was made in China between the late 1700s and early ...
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Antique 1830s French Louis XVI Vases

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Bronze

Pair of Gilt Bronze Dolphin Form Lamps
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
Pair of continental gilt bronze dolphin form lamps with wood bases, circa 1900. The height from the base to the top of the lamp finial is 31.5", the height of the gilt bronze dolph...
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Early 20th Century Unknown Louis XV Table Lamps

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Ormolu

Antique Set of 4 French Dolphin Ormolu Sconces
Located in Stamford, CT
A rare set of 19th century museum quality dolphin doré bronze gilded sconces. Having crisp sharp first cast bronze figural form dolphin middle and a delicate flowing up arm supportin...
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Antique 1890s Wall Lights and Sconces

19th Century Ormolu Dolphin Stem Candlesticks
Located in London, GB
A pair of early 19th century ormolu candlesticks in the form of well-cast dolphins, supporting leaf decorated ribbed nozzles, raised on white marble square plinth bases.
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Antique 19th Century British Table Lamps

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Bronze, Ormolu

Empire Ormolu Bronze and Cut Crystal Dolphin Centerpiece Thomire A. Paris
By Pierre-Philippe Thomire
Located in New York, NY
An Empire ormolu bronze and cut crystal dolphin centerpiece, signed, Thomire A., Paris. French, early 19th century. Pierre-Philippe Thomire (1751–1843) a French sculptor, was t...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Centerpieces

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Bronze, Ormolu

19th Century Bronze and Ormolu Cherub and Dolphin Encrier
Located in London, GB
An early 19th century rectangular bronze and ormolu encrier, the lid mounted with winged cherub on swimming dolphin, enclosing inkwells and sander with mythical sea creature border, ...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Inkwells

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Bronze, Ormolu

Pair of 19th Century Ormolu Candlesticks with Entwined Dolphins
Located in Berlin, DE
A fine pair of Louis XVI style ormolu candlesticks with entwined dolphins. Three entwined finely chased dolphins forming the shaft above a fluted circular base. The socket and drib p...
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Antique 1860s French Louis XVI Candlesticks

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Ormolu

Antique French Ormolu Rococo Cartel Wall Clock, Dolphin
Located in Belper, Derbyshire
A beautiful original antique French cartel wall clock, circa 1880. It is finely made in ormolu (finely gilded bronze doré) in the Rococo style and features a dolphin to the top, ridi...
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Antique 19th Century French Rococo Wall Clocks

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Bronze

Early 19th Century Bronze and Ormolu Shell and Dolphin Pentray
Located in London, GB
An unusual early 19th century bronze and ormolu shell pen tray mounted with scrolled platform holding a sea nymph taper stick, flanked by well-cast dolphins holding water lily inkwells.
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Antique Early 19th Century English Inkwells

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Bronze, Ormolu

Large Antique French Ormolu-Mounted Clock, Neptune and Dolphin
Located in Belper, Derbyshire
A stunning and large original antique French clock featuring Neptune with dolphin. It is beautifully made in the Rococo style, in a lovely warm deep red shell veneer mounted with orm...
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Antique 19th Century French Rococo More Clocks

Wonderful Pair French Bronze Crystal Baccarat Ormolu Mounted Dolphin Vases
By Baccarat
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful pair of French Dore bronze and cut crystal baccarat style ormolu mounted dolphin swag vases.
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Antique 19th Century French Belle Époque Vases

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Crystal, Bronze

Wonderful French Doré Bronze Crystal Ormolu Swan Centerpiece Dolphin Pedestal
By Baccarat
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful large French doré´ bronze centerpiece with three dolphins on the pedestal and two lovely swans in flight on each side. The faceted fine cut crystal insert with star burst...
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Vintage 1920s French Neoclassical Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

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Crystal, Bronze

Four 19th Century Solid Brass Dolphin Ormolu Mounts, French, circa 1890
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
Set of four solid brass dolphins previously removed from a pair of fancy French 19th century andirons that were damaged beyond repair. Each weighs 1 pound 4 ounces.
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Antique 1850s French Napoleon III Architectural Elements

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Brass

Vintage French Bronze Dolphin Table
Located in Kilmarnock, VA
Great Bronze table base which supports a glass top with it's tail. A fun conversation piece which doubles as a functional piece of furniture.
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Vintage 1970s French Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Bronze, Ormolu

Marble Top Gilt Bronze Dolphin Coffee Table
Located in Austin, TX
French vintage coffee table with a gilt bronze base composed of three dolphins and a round marble top.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Ormolu

Grand Tour Ormolu Gilt Bronze Dolphin Inkwell Regency Manner Thomas Messenger
Located in Dublin, Ireland
A superb example of an early 19th century Grand Tour English Regency ormolu and patinated bronze inkstand Standish of outstanding quality, in the manner of Thomas Messenger. The ...
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Antique 19th Century English Grand Tour Desk Sets

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Bronze, Ormolu

Wonderful French Doré Bronze Crystal Ormolu Swan Centerpiece Dolphin Pedestal
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful French neoclassical dore´ bronze centerpiece with three dolphins on the pedestal and two lovely swans in flight on each side. The diamond cut crystal insert with star bur...
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Vintage 1930s French Neoclassical Centerpieces

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Crystal, Bronze

Wonderful French Doré Bronze Crystal Ormolu Swan Centerpiece Dolphin Pedestal
Located in Roslyn, NY
Wonderful doré bronze centerpiece with three dolphins on the pedestal and two lovely swans in flight on each side. The wavy crystal insert with star burst bottom add to the elegance...
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Vintage 1930s French Centerpieces

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Crystal, Bronze

Early 19th Century Regency Period Gilt Ormolu Dolphin and Marble Inkstand
Located in Bradford on Avon, GB
The decorative ormolu inkstand is in the high Regency fashion and consists of a circular inkwell in the Rococo style supported by dolphins that sit on the original white statuary mar...
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Antique 1820s English Inkwells

Regency Ormolu and Gilt Metal Dolphin Inkstand
By Thomas Messenger
Located in Bradford on Avon, GB
Regency ormolu and gilt metal dolphin inkstand in the manner of Thomas Messenger & Sons The inkstand is in the form of a hinged scallop-shell and retains the original wells and re...
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Antique 1820s English Regency Inkwells

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Gilt Metal, Ormolu

  • Regency Ormolu and Gilt Metal Dolphin Inkstand
  • Regency Ormolu and Gilt Metal Dolphin Inkstand
  • Regency Ormolu and Gilt Metal Dolphin Inkstand
  • Regency Ormolu and Gilt Metal Dolphin Inkstand
H 7.49 in. W 5.52 in. D 5.52 in.
Early 19th Century Fine Pair of Ormolu Candlesticks with Entwined Dolphins
Located in Suffolk, GB
A superbly decorative pair of early 19th century ormolu candlesticks with entwined dolphins, of fine quality. At the edge of the sconce is a leaf decoration and this fits into the...
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Antique 19th Century British Candle Holders

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Ormolu

Pair "Dolphin" Gilt Bronze Candlesticks, France, Mid 19th c.
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Distinctive Napoleon III Gilt Bronze Candlesticks with Floral Ornamentation and Dolphin Base. France, Mid 19th Century.<br /> <br /> 10 inches high x 6 inches diameter at ...
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Antique 19th Century French Candle Holders

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Ormolu

Pair of Antique 19th Century Ormolu Bronze Candlesticks with Entwined Dolphins
Located in Brussels, BE
Pair of antique 19th century ormolu bronze Regency style candlesticks with entwined dolphins on a marble bases. Measure: Height 20 cm. Good condition, gilt wear, small holes on ea...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Regency Candlesticks

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Marble, Ormolu

Ormolu Dolphin For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the ormolu dolphin you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, bronze and ormolu, every ormolu dolphin was constructed with great care. There are many kinds of the ormolu dolphin you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. A ormolu dolphin made by Louis XVI designers — as well as those associated with Neoclassical — is very popular. Pierre-Philippe Thomire each produced at least one beautiful ormolu dolphin that is worth considering.

How Much is a Ormolu Dolphin?

Prices for a ormolu dolphin can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $400 and can go as high as $35,500, while the average can fetch as much as $3,831.