PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED ROUGE MARBLE ANTIQUE VASES WITH COVERS
France, 2nd half 19th century
Each vase on a square base, a shield-shaped body flanked by entwined-serpent handles, the covers surmounted by crowns,
the gilt-bronze elements finely chased
Hight 21 1/2 in. (55 cm), width (handle to handle) 13 in. (33 cm)
Light wear, good overall condition.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby’s London, 14 May 1999, lot 107.
Item Nr. 2499 (Ormolu-mounted antique vases)