large pair of late c19th early c20th french marble 'breche violette' ormolumounted vases in the c18th neoclassical style

Large pair of late C19th /early C20th French marble 'Breche violette' ormolu-mounted vases in the C18th neo-classical style .



Item Ref

ML 188


Large pair of late C19th/early C20th French marble 'breche violette ' ormolu-mounted vases in the C18th neo-classical style.
Superb pair of large scale C18th style marble vases raised on ormolu tripod supports of neo-classical design . The fixed 'lids' with berry or pineapple finials , the inverse with a similar mount ,the bodies mounted with rams-head design supports unto cloven feet with leaf-cast detail . The triangular concave sided bases with central cast berry finial . Each vase raised on compressed bun ormolu feet .
The bodies carved from beautifully-figured breche violette marble , with corresponding tri-form bases .
In excellent original condition with no damage or repairs .
Highly decorative and opulent pair of vases in a rare marble.
H 22"
W 9"
D 9"
France c .1900
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Internal Ref: ML 188


Height = 55 cm (22")
Width = 23 cm (9")
Depth = 23 cm (9")

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