A pair of Louis XVI style ormolu lidded urns with designs in the style of Clodion
French, 19th Century
Height: 44cm, width 18cm, depth 15cm.
Crafted in the 19th century and heavily in debted to Clodion, the nineteenth century French sculptor par excellence, for their decorative designs, these wonderful pieces are a pair of lavish and indulgent Louis XVI style urns. Each is modelled in relief with revelling Bacchic cherubs, and surmounted by a winged putti holding a cornucopia in each hand. They are mounted on verde antico marble bases and one is stamped ‘AD’ to the interior.