Description

    A PAIR OF CONTINENTAL GILT BRONZE MOUNTED GLASS PERFUME BURNERS
    Late 19th Century
    27 inches (68.6 cm) high, each

    Each ovoid in form, decorated on the obverse with a stag in a wooded landscape, a mountain stream on the reverse, framed by gilt bronze handle plates, each in the form of acanthus leaves surmounted by a winged female bust and fitted with a U-shaped ring handle, the brass and gilt-bronze neck and rim ornamented with acanthus leaves, the lower body cast with long pointed leaves, on a socle plinth ornamented with guilloche and acanthus leaves, further raised on a four-footed round plinth


    Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Overall in good condition with minor surface wear and losses to the enamel.  Some surface wear and minor scratches to the mounts.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2008
    22nd Thursday
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