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

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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
  • 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
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1stdibs seller since 2016

Located in Paris, FR

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