Gorgeous gilding of this Napoleon III Period Ewers which are engraved with arabesques and lambrequins. Each has its neck wide mounted with a faun head applique and an openwork of foliage and stylized Dolphin head handle.
The base is a “rouge griotte ” marble set on a brass leaf.
OF THE PERIOD: Napoleon III
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1855
MATERIALS: Gilt Bronze and Marble
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use
HEIGHT: 12.5 in. (32 cm)
DIAMETER: 5 in. (13 cm)