An impressive Napoleon III gilt bronze and champlevé jardinière
second half 19th century
The shoulders with upstanding handles and addorsed female term figures holding laurel garlands above an encircling band of champlevé Arabesque enamel centered by applied Bacchus masks, raised on hoof foot on a shaped base with central supporting standard, engraved MARNYHAC FONDEUR 1 Rue de la Paix.
greatest height 22 1/4in (56.5cm); greatest width 23in (58.5cm); greatest depth 15in (38cm)
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