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A pair of French gilt-bronze mounted verde antico vases, mid-19th century

A pair of French gilt-bronze mounted verde antico vases, mid-19th century

A pair of French gilt-bronze mounted verde antico vases, mid-19th century

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A pair of French gilt-bronze mounted verde antico vases, mid-19th century


the body decorated with a horizontal frieze of anthemion and stylised foliage on either part of a mask flanked on each side by a grotesque mask amongst leaves, raised on a waisted spreading socle, on a gilt-bronze square base

60.5cm. high, 33cm. wide; 1ft. 11⅞in.; 1ft. 1in.

base: 19x19 cm; 7½in.

In overall good restored condition. Both vases are displaying signs of several former breaks which have been well restored. To these breaks, there were some associated craquelure and losses which have now been refilled. The gilt-bronze in good condition, with minor old marks and scratches consistent with age and use. Some areas with minor tarnishing with could benefit from a light clean according to taste.



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