An ostrich egg with a chiseled & gilded bronze frame, Louis XVI period
Lot 63
A French 18th century Louis XVI ormolu-mounted ostrich egg pot-pourri
£1,500 - 2,500
US$ 2,500 - 4,200
Lot Details
A French 18th century Louis XVI ormolu-mounted ostrich egg pot-pourri
the egg flanked to each side by a neoclassical handle terminated by a mask, the rim with a piastres frieze and a reeded surround, surmounted by a pierced lid with a flower bud finial, on a square stepped base, the lid 19th century, 17cm wide, 13cm deep, 27cm high (6.5" wide, 5" deep, 10.5" high).
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