Empire gilt bronze and marble table top perfume burner
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Empire gilt bronze and marble table top perfume burner
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An Empire ormolu table top perfume burner "potpourri" decorated with antique masks flanked by griffons resting on a foot chiselled with crosspieces, above a rectangular base decorated on the main faces with scenes depicting four figures in a landscape. The openwork lid is adorned with palmettes, foliages, small flowers and stars. Two winged Hermes  playing trumpets, sitting on the dish containing the perfume, form the handles. The set is resting on four massive claw feet heightened with foliages above a black marble plinth.

Circa:1810
Dim: 49 x 44 x 30 cm (19 ¹/₄ x 17 ³/₈ x 11 ³/₄ inches)
Price: 35000 euros
Ref: 4449


Empire gilt bronze and marble table top perfume burner