A Large Scale French 19th Century Renaissance St. Patinated Bronze And Ormolu Urn
Item # 8523
A wonderful and large scale French 19th century Renaissance st. patinated bronze and ormolu lidded urn. The urn is raised by a square ormolu base with concave corners below the striking ormolu and patinated bronze socle with fine foliate patterns. At the center are richly chased ormolu foliate designs and charming detailed cherubs in trees and playing with animals, as well as harvesting grapes. At each side are most decorative branch like handles adorned with rich ormolu grape clusters. Centering the removable lid is an exquisite ormolu cherub sitting on rich foliate designs and holding two patinated bronze and ormolu cornucopias. Also finished on the inside.