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Antique Pair of Large Patinated Bronze Albani Vases

A pair of mid 19th century, continental,patinated bronze Albani vases after the antique. Each with bead moulded rim above a leafy edge with eight busts surrounding the waisted frieze, flanked by a pair of reeded twisted handles, standing on a flared fluted socle with black marble plinth. Dark brown patination.

The original antique marble vase was at the Villa Albani. Barbedienne titled this ‘Cratère vase consacré a bacchus’ in their catalogue of 1886.

 Height 8 3/4″ (23cm)

Width 12″ (30cm)

Depth 8 1/2″ (21.5cm)

Circa 1860