French 19th Century Neo-Classical St. Patinated Bronze And Ormolu Samovar
Item # 6859
An exquisite French 19th century Neo-Classical st. patinated bronze and ormolu Samovar. Raised on ormolu ball feet below a bronze tier with concave sides and stepped platform, centered by an ormolu sphinx. Four impressive ormolu fluted supports with paw feet topped with lion heads support the main body. A very decorative ormolu spout is centered at the base. At the top are griffin designed ormolu handles with rings, with two ormolu chased bands. At the top is the removable lid with ormolu sphinx finial. All original patina and gilt throughout.