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$ 2,250

Pair of 19th Century Grand Tour Greek Bronze Volute Krater Vase Lamps

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Customization Options Ideal for lamp conversion. May be wired for any country.
Origin France
Period 19th Century
Materials bronzed metal on marble plinth
Dimensions
W. 7 in; H. 12 in;
W. 17.78 cm; H. 30.48 cm;
Condition Good. original antique condition
Creation Date circa 1880
Number of Pieces 2-3
Description A decorative pair of antique Grand Tour 'Greek bronze' volute krater urns.
Probably French, 19th century.

Why we like them
Almost certainly copied from an ancient example, these urns are superbly decorative and also look historically correct, unlike many other more recent interpretations. Would make a fabulous pair of table lamps.

The urns are raised on a Vert Patricia marble bases and decorated with a Greek key bottom border and elaborate scrolls and acanthus leaves throughout. At the front and back are figures from the Classical antiquity and profile medallions at the top. Scroll designs continue on the neck ending with a beaded border. Each flanked with scrolled handles with acanthus leaves and swan's heads. With the original removable metal fitted interior. All original patina.

Ideal for lamp conversion. May be wired for any country.

Height: 12 in / 30 cm.
Styles / Movements Classical, Empire, Neoclassical
Incollect Reference Number 305247
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