Pair of covered alabaster and gilt bronze vases

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Pair of alabaster covered vases with partly pierced decoration of palmettes, laurel leaves and eggs and darts pattern frieze. Chiseled gilt bronze ornamentations: handles ornated with lion protomes, blossoms and scrolling acanthus leaves, body with decoration of cupids holding cornucopias and small pedestal enriched with laurel leaf wreath

Presented under glass domes atop Brazilian wood plinths with marquetry decoration of foliaged scrollwork

Circa 1830-1840

Height of one vase: 40 cm (15-3/4 in.) - Total height: 54 cm (21-1/4 in.).

One cover with accident and re-glued earlier, few chips along the covers, one handle needs affixing

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  • Items quantity:  2
  • Expertissim Reference: 2013040098