A fine quality Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted and rouge marble covered urn
attributed to Louis-Auguste-Alfred Beurdeley
second half 19th century
The fluted domed cover surmounted by a pomegranate finial, the waisted body flanked by scrolling handles centered by bulrushes, on turned socle and square plinth base decorated with foliate ornament, two mounts removed to reveal incised B.
height 25 1/4in (64cm); width across handles 16 1/2in (42cm)