Cedric Dupont Antiques

A Pair Of French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Marble And Ormolu Mounted Columns With Their Lidded Urns


Item # 9368 Dimensions: H: 72.75" L: 24" D: 16"

Category: Accessories
A spectacular and most impressive pair of French 19th Century Louis XVI st. Rouge Griotte marble and ormolu mounted columns with their lidded urns. The pair are raised by a thick square base below an ormolu band of berried laurel with ribbons. The columns are elegantly decorated by richly chased ormolu garlands of blossoming flowers held by circular rosettes. The urns with a mottled circular base has a bottom foliate ormolu mount with each side of the urn having fanciful handles decorated by lion heads amidst scrolls and acanthus leaves. The urn with a carved design has a top ormolu rim with a dripping water motif. Above is the lid with the same carved design with to finial above acanthus leaves. All original gilt throughout
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