Pair of Monumental Italian Alabaster Ewers

Pair of Monumental Italian Alabaster Ewers

Pair of Monumental Italian Alabaster Ewers

Date & Origin c. 1870, Italy
Dimensions
H
229 cm (90 inc)
Dia
46 cm (18 inc)
Description
A Pair of Monumental Vases on Pedestals
in the Neo-Renaissance Manner

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
Medium
alabaster
Stock Code 7951
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
229 cm (90 inc)
Dia
46 cm (18 inc)
Description
A Pair of Monumental Vases on Pedestals
in the Neo-Renaissance Manner

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
Stock Code 7951

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