BRONZE DORÉ FIGURAL COMPOTE
Although inspired by classical and Renaissance forms, this diminutive compote is highly distinctive and unique with its articulate and exuberant detailing. Paired portrait medallions ornament its front, while lions face outward from its attenuated handles. A beautifully cast bird with outstretched wings seemingly lifts the top as it emerges into flight. Crisply cast in bronze, this handsome piece features its lustrous and original gold doré finish.
Bronze basin with applied medallions and elaborately cast arms. The separate top having a distinctive figural bird finial. Original fire gilt finish.
SIZE: 8-1/2” h
PRICE: On request.
CALL NUMBER: 199-II-Om