Pair of Louis XV style ormolu and glass centrepiece bowls

£18,000

This beautiful pair of centrepiece bowls is wrought in the wonderfully decorative Rococo style from glistening golden ormolu and finely finished glass.

 

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Description

The centrepiece bowls in this pair are crafted from ormolu and glass in the ornate Louis XV style. Each bowl, perfectly suited to function as a champagne bowl or simply as a decorative vase, features a gadrooned glass body mounted to the rim with a foliate ormolu band and raised below by an ormolu foot moulded with acanthus leaves and rocaille forms. Each vase features twin leafy ormolu handles, with each handle surmounted by a charming seated putto holding a trident.

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
20th Century
Period
20th Century
Style
Louis XV, Rococo
Material
Glass, Ormolu (Gilt Bronze)
Colour
Clear, Gold

Dimensions

Height
47 cm / 18.5 inches
Width
61 cm / 24 inches
Depth
42 cm / 16.5 inches

Reference:
16620

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