Early 19th century red porphyry centrepiece with patinated bronze.
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Early 19th century red porphyry centrepiece with patinated bronze.
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An important Egyptian red porphyry centrepiece or cup supported by three putti fishing for shells in patinated bronze. One of them is sitting on a dolphin and blowing into a conch shell. The moving bed is scattered with shells and reeds. The group rests on a circular base also in porphyry, encircled with pearls and laurel leaves in gilt bronze.
Height :26.57in. ( 67,5 cm) - Diameter : 16.53in. (42 cm).
Early 19th century.
Price : 39000€.
REF:4345

 


Early 19th century red porphyry centrepiece with patinated bronze.