Offered by: Loveday Antiques
Benington Herts SG2 7BX , England Call Seller 01438869819


Imposing Pair of French Ornamental Lead Vases Based on the Sosibios Vase

$ 11,000
  • Description
    A wonderful pair of ornamental lead vases in the Attic style with original patination dating to the early 20th century.

    French circa 1900 -1910.

    Having a superb colour and patination, moulded in lead after a model taken of the ancient Attic crater by Sosibios. The two scrolled handles issuing from the heads and necks of swans, the body displaying in relief various gods including Hermes, Apollo and maenads, raised upon a circular socle. Retaining a good part of the original varnish.

    These large scale vases / urns are extremely imposing, ideal statement piece for any garden or entrance.

    We have mounted these urns on sandstone plinths for display purposes which are removable if wished. They stand 83cm high when on the plinths.

    Width: 17 inches - 43cm
    Height: 29 inches - 74cm
    Depth: 17 inches - 43cm
  • More Information
    Origin: France
    Period: 1900-1919
    Materials: lead
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1900-1910
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 2912
    Incollect Reference #: 638938
  • Dimensions
    W. 17 in; H. 29 in; D. 17 in;
    W. 43.18 cm; H. 73.66 cm; D. 43.18 cm;
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