19th century large crystal and gilt bronze centerpiece
Era: 2nd part of the 19th century.
Materials: crystal, gilt bronze.
Diametre: 8,66in. (22 cm).
A large centrepiece comprising a ruby-red crystal bowl set in an ormolu frame and resting on four feet, the upper part of which is decorated with a woman's head wearing a double-row necklace. A ribbed fan motif highlights their faces. Garlands of flowers and scrolls fill the four sections of the frame. Second half of the 19th century.