A French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Ormolu And Pâte Sur Pâte Porcelain Centerpiece
Item # 8855
A beautiful and most elegant French 19th century Louis XVI st. ormolu and Pâte sur Pâte porcelain centerpiece. The oval centerpiece is raised by a fine ormolu base with a foliate central reserve flanked by scrolled feet, a reeded pattern and swaging berried laurel garlands. The Pâte sur Pâte bowl displays charming and detailed flowers and foliate movements amidst wheat. Leading up each side are impressively handsome satyrs with an etched pattern and a striking satin and burnished finish. At the rim is a beaded and foliate ormolu band. Also finished on the inside. All original gilt.