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Early 19th Century Empire Gilt Bronze Krater Centerpiece Vases
Pair of small krater centerpiece vases crafted entirely from ormolu bronze. A krater was a large vase in Ancient Greece, particularly used for watering down wine. These antique vases feature delicately snake-shaped handles. The paunch is beautifully accented with applied ornaments of cornucopia, lion heads and foliage. Each vase is resting on a high foot richly decorated with acanthus leaves, above a small square base. circa 1800. Dimension: W 4.9 in, D 3.5 in, H 11 in. Dimension: L 12.5 cm, P 9 cm, H 28 cm.
- Of the Period
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1800
- Materials and Techniques
- Condition DetailsIn overall very good condition, the paunch with light wear to the gilding, consistent with age and use. The ormolu retains a beautiful bright tone.
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 11.03 in. x W 4.93 in. x D 3.55 in.H 28 cm x W 12.5 cm x D 9 cm
- Seller LocationParis, FR
- Seller Reference Number2509
- Sold AsSet of 2
- Reference NumberLU2065312088391
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