A French 19th Century Louis XVI St. White Carrara And Ormolu Lidded Urn
Item # 8996
A spectacular and large scale French 19th century Louis XVI st. white Carrara and ormolu lidded urn. The urn is raised by a concave triangular shaped base decorated by an ormolu trim all above ormolu topie shaped feet. The base has a central foliate finial above a rosette. Three elongated ‘S’ scrolled supports with bottom hoofs accented with acanthus leaves, below charming and smiling cherub faces. The cherubs surround the urn with swaging floral garlands and a bottom central finial. The rim of the urn is designed with a recessed ormolu intertwined laurel band all below the removable lid with top foliate ormolu finial. All original gilt throughout.