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Pair of Louis XVI North European Neoclassical Ormolu and Marble Potpourris

$18,800per set

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A fabulous pair of Louis XVI Northern European neoclassical ormolu mounted marble potpourris. The body of each is hand-carved from a very fine quality peach-ish-colored marble. Each side is flanked with exceptionally cast, hand-chassed, and hand-chiseled dore bronze lions head masks. The marble bodies rest on acanthus leaf dore bronze mounts which are attached to a dore bronze waisting socle, further resting on a square plinth. The rounded socle is finished with leaflet designs and a ridged base. The tops are fitted with gorgeous open-work filigree potpourris with dore bronze vine designs that run around the diameter of each vase. The tops are marble with scalloped dore bronze mounted rim and a dore bronze acorn finial which rests on an acanthus leaf dore bronze mount. Northern Europe, Circa: 1790

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 11.75 in. (29.85 cm)Width: 5.75 in. (14.61 cm)Depth: 4.25 in. (10.8 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Louis XVI (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1790
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU919521375672

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