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Pair of French Gilt Bronze Urns in the Grecian MannerPair of French Gilt Bronze Urns in the Grecian MannerPair of French Gilt Bronze Urns in the Grecian Manner

A Fine Pair of Urns in the Manner of Clodion

Constructed in finely planished gilt bronze, rising from octagonal bases; of waisted baluster form, with entrelacs of laurel leaf bands; the dancing Grecian nymphs to the bodies of the vases known as the 'Dancing Hours', with intertwined snake handles, and the domed tops having pine cone finials.

French, Circa 1870

The 'Dancing Hours' was an iconic representation from a room in the Palazzo Borghese in Florence, widely admired and drawn upon by Clodion as well as Josiah Wedgwood.

Item ID:8688

HEIGHT
18" (46 cm)
DIAMETER
8.5" (22 cm)
MATERIAL
Metal
PERIOD
19th Century
THEME
Historical
COLOR
gold

Butchoff Antiques

James Kaye
154 Kensington Church Street
London W8 4BN
UK
Tel: 44 (0) 20 7221 8174
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    Pair of French Gilt Bronze Urns in the Grecian Manner

    £12,500 GBP   ~ $16,458 USD