An unusual French late 19th century patinated bronze urn
Lot 215
An unusual French late 19th century patinated bronze urn
£1,500 - 2,500
US$ 2,500 - 4,200
Lot Details
An unusual French late 19th century patinated bronze urn
having a flared spout supported on a vulture's outstretched wings, the scrolling handle topped by a crouching tiger and entwined by a snake, the baluster-form body cast with four medallions each mounted with a different African animal mask, a hippopotamus, a rhinoceros, an elephant and a lion, all against a ground cast with acacia trees, on a short stem with knop cast with the heads of a bear, a monkey, a boar and a wolf, raised on a circular spreading foot, 56.5cm high (22in high).
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