French 19th Century Charles X Period Baccarat Crystal And Ormolu Centerpiece
Item # 8035
A stunning French 19th century Charles X period Baccarat crystal and ormolu centerpiece. The centerpiece is raised on a opulently scrolled tripod base, accented with foliate, rosettes and dolphin tails. On the base large acanthus leaves embody patinated bronze masculine figures, possible mermen, with ormolu head dress holding a large ormolu fish. The central fut has twisted vines extending upwards into large ormolu water flora leaves. The elaborately designed ormolu base cradles the finely cut Baccarat crystal bowl with thick scalloped edges. with all original gilt throughout.