Pair of large gilt-bronze 'Rhyton' Incense Vases with ramsheads
Pair of large gilt-bronze 'Rhyton' Incense Vases with ramsheads

After GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (1720-1778)

Pair of large gilt-bronze 'Rhyton' Incense Vases with ramsheads

c. 1840 France

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Pair of large gilt-bronze 'Rhyton' Incense Vases with ramsheads:
in the form of an antique rhyton drinking cup; the black-bronzed bases decorated with lyres and winged lions; the domed lids, pierced with anthemnion and surmounted with pinecone finials. After a design of Piranesi (1720-1788), illustrated in his 'Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi' published 1778.
Dimensions
Height 43.00 cm (16.93 inches)
Width 25.50 cm (10.04 inches)
Depth 14.00 cm (5.51 inches)
Stock Code
3313
Medium
Black bronze and ormolu
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