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Hand Painted Blue Porcelain and Gilt Bronze Centerpiece in the Louis XVI Style



A hand painted and ormolu-mounted ‘Sèvres’ Porcelain urn in the Louis XVI Manner The characteristic bleu celeste Sèvres-style porcelain body of oblate and bulbous form with gadrooned base bearing glass bead embellishments and mounted with fire-gilt bronze mounts of the finest quality; those one the side fashioned as handles and representing two Dionysian maenads; the removeable cover with applied gilt decoration having a figural ormolu group of a putto and a goat after the celebrated marble sculpture in the Louvre by Sarazin; the frieze below depicting portrait medallions of Ariadne and Flora to opposing sides, French, 1875.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 10.5 in. (26.67 cm)Width: 11. in. (27.94 cm)Depth: 6.5 in. (16.51 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XVI (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1875
  • Condition
    Repaired: Each item has undergone careful inspection and restoration by a conservation specialist in order to guarantee the original quality and integrity of the object. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 93041stDibs: LU954721584982

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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