A Pair of Monumental Vases on Pedestals in the Neo-Renaissance Manner

H: 90 in / 229 cm  |  Dia: 18 in / 46 cm


Constructed in alabaster which has been masterfully carved; rising from octagonal bases, supporting fluted, garland draped pedestals, upon which rest handled ewers, in the neo-renaissance manner of Benvenuto Cellini, carved with vine leaves and grapes, maidens and birds; the lips of the ewers are in the form of dragons, with winged seraphs astride, with cascading foliates.
Italian, Circa 1870

REF No. 7951

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