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Pair of French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Onyx and Ormolu Lidded Urns

US$13,000per set

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A remarkable pair of French 19th century Louis XVI st. onyx and ormolu lidded urns. Each urn is raised by a square ormolu base with concave corners and a delicate Coeur de Rai wrap around band. The socle shaped pedestals display Fine wrap around berried laurel bands and lovely foliate lightly curved supports. The onyx bodies display impressive richly chased bearded satyrs with horns, grapes and grape leaves in their hair. The satyrs are connected by beautiful finely detailed swaging floral garlands with charming vine branches with grapes and additional grape leaves. The rims display elegant pierced circular designs below the fitted removable lids with fine foliate and acorn finials. All original gilt throughout.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 12 in. (30.48 cm)Width: 4.75 in. (12.07 cm)Depth: 4.25 in. (10.8 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Louis XVI (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    West Palm Beach, FL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 71761stDibs: LU949925416582

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  • Shipping
    US$110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: West Palm Beach, FL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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