French 18th Century Louis XVI Period Cobalt Blue Glass And Ormolu Urn
Item # 8525
A sensational French 18th century Louis XVI period marble, cobalt blue glass and ormolu mounted lidded urn. The urn is raised by a square white Carrara marble base with a decorative beaded ormolu band The fine ormolu socle pedestal displays a wonderful beaded and twisted band and striking foliate pattern. The captivating cobalt blue glass body displays impressive and richly chased ormolu Bacchus at each side joined by a exquisitely detailed swaging foliate and grape cluster ormolu garland. At the top is the ormolu removable lid with acorn finial. All original gilt.