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Napoleon III Ormolu Mounted Marble Cassolettes

A pair of Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted Carrara marble cassolettes. The domed marble tops with acorn finials, inverting to a candle sconce, above an ovoid body hung with floral swags flanked by rams head masks, standing on circular plinths with beaded decoration. Retaining the original gilding. The gilt floral swags cast by Christofle et Cie.

Height 10″ (25.5cm)

Width 3 3/8″ (8.6cm)

Depth 3 3/8″ (8.6cm)


Circa 1880