Fine Pair of Large Bronze and Ormolu Perfume Burners or Pot-Pourri Vases


of exceptional quality and in the celebrated form of Sevrés ‘Daguerre ovale’ or ‘cassolette à monter’. Each Brûle Parfum in the form of urns with pierced guilloche decorated grilles supported by entwined serpents draped over the horns of bacchanalian masks; the fluted socles standing on square plinths with masks of Mercury to the front flanked by masks of Medusa to the sides over laurel leaf socles and raised on a stepped base.

Height 45 cm (18 inches)
Width 23cm (9 inches)
Depth 16 cm (6.5 inches)
Circa 1810

A comparable single burner of a different but clearly related form sold Christies 2nd October 2013 Property from a Prestigious Swiss Collection lot 242

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