Pair of French Antique Gilt Bronze Urns
Pair of French Antique Gilt Bronze Urns

In the manner of CLAUDE MICHAEL CLODION (1738-1814)

Pair of French Antique Gilt Bronze Urns

c. 1870 France

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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.
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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.
Dimensions
Height 46.00 cm (18.11 inches)
Diameter 22.00 (8.66 inches)
Stock Code
8688
Medium
gilt, bronze,
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