Pair Of 19th Century French Louis XVI Style Ormolu Cassolettes
Item # 5387
A handsome pair of 19th century French Louis XVI style ormolu cassolettes. Each urn is raised by a square base with a Greek key design. Above, a moulded base gives rise to the reeded pedestal and elongated urn decorated with a laurel garland on the front side. The urn with an acanthus leaf design on the bottom and a Greek key design on top, is flanked by two handles, which are connected with the laurel garland. Above is the removable lid with a Greek key border below a reeded border and top finial. The lid can be turned and transforms each urn into a candleholder. All original gilt.