A French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Belle Epoque Period Ormolu And Breche Violette Centerpiece
Item # 9352
A handsome French 19th century Louis XVI st. Belle Epoque period ormolu and Breche Violette marble centerpiece. The centerpiece is raised by a rectangular base with concave corners and recessed etched panels. The marble socle pedestal is decorated with a wrap around foliate and reeded band with foliate movements. The striking and most uniquely shaped body displays grand richly scrolled ormolu handles with charming etched water flora in a satin and burnished finish. The rim displays a wonderfully foliate design centered by a fine palmette. Beautiful shape and proportions.