Pair of Empire style gilt and patinated bronze planters

£9,500

Crafted from both gilt and patinated bronze, this superb pair of planters demonstrates the Egyptian-inspired nature of the French Empire style.

 

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Description

This elegant pair of planters is crafted from gilt and patinated bronze in the Empire style. Each planter features a stepped patinated bronze base encompassed by a moulded gilt bronze frieze. The body of each planter is rectangular in form, its corners finished with gilt bronze pilasters and its sides mounted with Egyptian-inspired Empire style motifs. The planters are modelled as litters supported by Egyptian figurative litter bearers, each bearer wrought from patinated bronze and finished with gilt bronze accents.

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
20th Century
Period
20th Century
Style
Empire, Neoclassical
Material
Ormolu (Gilt Bronze), Patinated Bronze
Colour
Black, Gold

Dimensions

Height
50 cm / 19.7 inches
Width
61.5 cm / 24 inches
Depth
31 cm / 12.2 inches

Reference:
10656

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