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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

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Antique French Ormolu Mounted Porcelain Ewers

A fine pair of 19th century, French ormolu mounted continental porcelain ewers. The lobed bodies painted with alternating cartouches of courting couples and floral sprays, mounted in ormolu with scroll handle incorporating a winged cherub, a bronze mask to the spout interior, and standing on a circular stepped pierced base with flared socle. Regilded. Porcelain with no damage or restoration.

Height 14 1/4” (36.3cm)

Base diameter 4 1/8” (10.5cm)


Circa 1870