Pair of Patinated and Gilt-Bronze Cups or "Athéniennes", France, circa 1805

Price Upon Request

About

This very fine pair of cups or "athéniennes" was formerly in the Lefuel collection in Paris.

France, early 19th century, circa 1805.

Patinated and gilt bronze; black marble (bases)

A similar cup is reproduced in the study by Yves Carlier, “Le goût Empire, Arts décoratifs 1799-1814", Beaux-Arts Magazine, Hors-série, 1992, p. 22.
 
Details
Of the Period
Empire
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
circa 1805
Period
Early 19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Bronze
Marble
Condition
Good
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
20.47 in. H
52 cm H
Diameter
30
Dealer Location
Paris, France
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
LU178526894443
Address
Steinitz Life Style
6 Rue Royale
Paris 75008
FR
+33-9-77-55-14-71
1stdibs Dealer since 2016 Located in Paris, FR
Contact Dealer

Your Message