July 14, 2021 10:00 EST

The Gilded Age

 
  Lot 8
 

8

An Impressive Pair of Louis XVI Style Malachite and Gilt Bronze Urns
20th century

Campana form, gilt bronze circular band to rim depicting rocaille, scrolls and bellflowers, two Bacchus mask handles mounted to the shoulder issuing floral swags, the body centered by medallions with maidens on each side, supported by socle with acanthus leaf design raised on square base.

H: 37 1/2, W: 28 in.

Provenance

Collection of Robert & Barbara Safford, Vaux Hill, Audubon, Pennsylvania.
Freeman’s, Philadelphia, September 25, 2013, lot 171.
Acquired directly from the above sale.
Private Collection, Long Island, New York.

Estimated at $30,000 - $50,000


 

Campana form, gilt bronze circular band to rim depicting rocaille, scrolls and bellflowers, two Bacchus mask handles mounted to the shoulder issuing floral swags, the body centered by medallions with maidens on each side, supported by socle with acanthus leaf design raised on square base.

Provenance

Collection of Robert & Barbara Safford, Vaux Hill, Audubon, Pennsylvania.
Freeman’s, Philadelphia, September 25, 2013, lot 171.
Acquired directly from the above sale.
Private Collection, Long Island, New York.

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