Antique French Empire Gilt Bronze Ormolu Glass Table Centerpiece Jardiniere Bowl
Antique French 19th century gilt bronze jardinière or table centerpiece bowl. Featuring a gorgeous hand blown cut glass insert in a lovely amethyst purple color. Encased in a sumptuous gilt bronze mount, richly decorated in Empire style ornamentation with neoclassical elements. Comprising of finely detailed appliques including Grecian wreaths; majestic Napoleonic eagles with talons clutching lightening bolts and laurel; imposing figures of mythological griffin beasts; all framed by exquisite reticulated filigree borders patterned with rosettes and vines. The pillars are crafted to resemble quivers of arrows terminating to acorn shaped feet. In overall good antique condition with general wear, patina/discoloration to the metal commensurate with age and use. There is a clam-shell edge chip located on the side of the glass, visible in photo number 6 showing the side view.
Some scratches/surface marks to glass from use. Measures 13 1/8" length x 6 1/8" width x 4 3/8 height.
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- Model: Table Centerpiece Jardiniere Bowl
- Material: Glass
- Theme: French
- Type: Jardinière
- Color: Purple
- Origin: France
- Brand: Unmarked