Onyx and cloisonné enamel garniture, late 19th century

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Algerian onyx, gilt bronze and cloisonné-enamelled garniture.

Comprising :

- a festooned circular bowl with two foliage handles, onyx basin ornated in the centre by a floral rosette in cloisonné-enamels. Stem ornated with cloisonné-enamels and ending with a circular base.
- a pair of tapered cassolettes with architecture handles, resting on octagonal bases.

Marked AG for Adolphe Giroux under the base.

Napoleon III Period

The Aldophe Giroux company was the main company selling ornaments and inlaid wear, curios, vases, games, sewing kits, chests and luxury furniture in Paris during the second Empire

Cassolettes : Height : 36 cm (14.1 in.) - Width : 14 cm (5.5 in.) - Depth : 12 cm (4.7 in.)
Coupe : Height : 26 cm (10.2 in.) - Width : 42 cm (16.5 in.) - Depth : 33 cm (12.9 in.)

Condition report :

Bibliography : "La maison Adolphe Giroux, une maison de luxe au XIXe siècle" in the revue L'estampille/l'Objet d'Art n°502, page 66 to 73, article by Isabelle Starcky.

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