Pair of gilt bronze mounted green granit vases, Louis XV, circa 1765-1770 | Paire de vases d'ornement en granit vert et bronze doré d'époque Louis XV, vers 1765-1770
Pair of gilt bronze mounted green granit vases, Louis XV, circa 1765-1770
with two handles in shape of lion head
Height 18 in; Haut. 46 cm
Paire de vases d'ornement en granit vert et bronze doré d'époque Louis XV, vers 1765-1770
le frétel en pomme de pin, les anses terminées par des mufles de lion d'où s'échappent des feuilles, la base à section carrée en bronze doré
A fine model in overall good condition. Very good quality of the mounts with a very fine chasing and gilding. The gilding is dirty and needs to be gently cleaned. One handle looses slightly. Covers are not removable.
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