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Bronze Albani Vase

A mid 19th century continental patinated bronze Albani vase after the antique. The 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. Dark brown patination.

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

Height 5″

Width 7″

Depth 6″

Circa 1860