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Antique Pair of Ormolu Mounted Marble Ewers After Claude Galle

An impressive pair of late 19th century ormolu mounted white marble ewers after Claude Gallé. Of elongated ovoid form, the marble bodies mounted around the collar and base with stylised palmettes & acanthus leaves, centred around the middle with a scrolling band. The winged maiden handle, terminating in a cherub mask, clasping the ewer rim, the spout with a bearded mask. The whole standing on a spreading socle with square plinth base and paw feet.

Height 23” (58.5cm)

Width 9” (23cm)

Depth 5 1/2” (14cm)


Circa 1880