Lot 148
Property of Various Owners

Pair of Louis XV Style Ormolu and Bi-Color Marble Potpourri Urns
Circa 1900
Each with a gray marble pediment with three semi-draped nudes blowing trumpets continuing to leafage-capped, reeded, inward scroll legs supported by griffins on a trefoil ormolu base and mottled rouge, black and gold marble plinths and raised on ormolu bun feet. Lacking tops.
Height: 18-1/2 in (47 cm)
Estimate $1,000-2,000

Note:
For a similar example see Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Decorative Arts & European Paintings Signature Auction, June 15, 2013, lot 67016


As noted in the catalogue; also one urn with center standard loose, one griffin lacking tail, lacking small ormolu mount, and base frieze lacking half an ormolu mount; the other urn lacking small ormolu mount and the flared ends of two trumpets.


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Sold for $2,200