A pair of Louis XVI style golt bronze mounted porphyry urns now mounted at lamps, first half 19th century, height 32in
Lot 1273
A pair of late Louis XVI gilt bronze mounted porphyry urns
late 18th/early 19th century
Sold for US$ 22,500 inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of late Louis XVI gilt bronze mounted porphyry urns
late 18th/early 19th century
Now mounted as lamps, the handles in the form of seated female figures playing pipes, their lower bodies dissolving into acanthus leaves and scrolling vines, the rectangular plinths mounted with rams' heads trailing garlanded vines.
height excluding electrical fittings 18 5/8in (47cm)

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  • Provenance:
    H.M. Luther Antiques, New York
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