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Antique French Louis XVI Style Ormolu Encrier by Blaise Millet

Blaise Millet active 1853-1918

A fine, Belle Epoque, gilt bronze and carrera marble encrier in the Louis XVI style. The seated figure of a putti with arms outstretched holding aloft a candle sconce in each hand, flanked by a pair of inkwells and a central ormolu dish tray. The rectangular base with concave corners, mounted with inset guilloche friezes, standing on beaded toupie feet. The mounts marked ‘MB’ from the master moulds.

Height 11″ (28cm)

Width  10 1/2“ (27cm)

Depth 7 1/2“ (19cm)


Circa 1880