Two Napoleon III period ormolu and rosewood planters

£3,500

The superb planters in this pair, each crafted from rosewood and adorned with marquetry and ormolu mounts, demonstrate the elegance of Napoleon III style Neoclassicism.

 

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Description

This planters in this pair are designed in the Neoclassical style of Napoleon III. Each planter is supported by three ebonised wood serpentine legs decorated with ormolu mounts. The taller planter features two stretcher shelves, while the smaller features one, with the rosewood shelves of both adorned with elaborate floral marquetry work. The ebonised wood and rosewood jardinière of each planter is cylindrical in form, with the exterior surfaces of each profusely adorned with panels of floral marquetry. Each planter is adorned with three classical mask ormolu mounts, and each features a pierced ormolu gallery around the rim.

Larger: Height 102cm, width 52cm, depth 46cm
Smaller: Height 69cm, width 39cm, depth 34cm

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
Late 19th Century
Period
Late 19th Century
Style
Napoleon III
Material
Ebonised Wood, Marquetry, Ormolu (Gilt Bronze), Rosewood
Colour
Black, Brown, Gold

Dimensions

Height
102 cm / 40.2 inches
Width
52 cm / 20.5 inches
Depth
46 cm / 18.1 inches

Reference:
8882

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