Pair of Urns in the Grecian Taste

Pair of Urns in the Grecian Taste

In the manner of CLAUDE MICHAEL CLODION (1738-1814)
Pair of Urns in the Grecian Taste

Date & Origin 1870, France
Dimensions
H
46 cm (18 inc)
Dia
23 cm (9 inc)
Description
A Fine Pair of Urns in the Manner of Clodion

Constructed in finely planished gilt bronze, rising from octagonal bases; of waisted baluster form, with entrelacs of laurel leaf bands; the dancing Grecian nymphs to the bodies of the vases known as the 'Dancing Hours', with intertwined snake handles, and the domed tops having pine cone finials.
French, Circa 1870
Literature
The 'Dancing Hours' was an iconic representation from a room in the Palazzo Borghese in Florence, widely admired and drawn upon by Clodion as well as Josiah Wedgwood.
Medium
gilt bronze
Condition
excellent
Stock Code 8688
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
46 cm (18 inc)
Dia
23 cm (9 inc)
Description
A Fine Pair of Urns in the Manner of Clodion

Constructed in finely planished gilt bronze, rising from octagonal bases; of waisted baluster form, with entrelacs of laurel leaf bands; the dancing Grecian nymphs to the bodies of the vases known as the 'Dancing Hours', with intertwined snake handles, and the domed tops having pine cone finials.
French, Circa 1870
Stock Code 8688

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