Neoclassical style ormolu mounted malachite paperweight

£1,200

This ornate paperweight, crafted from ormolu and malachite in the distinctive Neoclassical style, is a superb example of French decorative art.

 

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Description

This fine paperweight is crafted from ormolu and malachite in the Neoclassical style. The paperweight features a square profile malachite base, which supports a naturalistically rendered ormolu figure of a lion.

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
Early 20th Century
Period
Early 20th Century
Style
Neoclassical
Material
Malachite, Ormolu (Gilt Bronze)
Colour
Gold, Green

Dimensions

Height
4.5 cm / 1.6 inches
Width
8 cm / 3.1 inches
Depth
8 cm / 3.1 inches

Reference:
16742

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