pair of elegant late c19th early c20th french ormolumounted marble vases

Pair of elegant late C19th/ early C20th French ormolu-mounted marble vases .



Item Ref

ML 1708


Pair of elegant late C19th/early C20th French ormolu-mounted marble vases.
Smart pair of marble vases with well -cast gilded bronze ormolu mounts . Strikingly figured purple stone tapered bodies with green highlights ,each mounted with ormolu handles and a pineapple-type final . Raised on square concave cornered bases with cast ormolu socle and feathered or fleche-style mounts supporting the bodies. The shaped necks with an ormolu beaded ring mount , surmounted with fixed 'lids'.
Minor rubbing to the gilding in places from handling and cleaning, but with a good overall patination.
Impressive scale opulent vases for a mantelpiece or side cabinet . The colour and striation of the stone giving the impression of the much sought-after and valuable Derbyshire fluorspar or 'Blue-John' .
In excellent condition with no damage,breaks or repairs.
H 18.5"
W 5.5"
D 5.5"
France c.1900
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
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Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1708


Height = 47 cm (19")
Width = 14 cm (6")
Depth = 14 cm (6")

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