Antique Louis XVI Style French Ormolu & Onyx Cassolettes

March 4, 2022 Posted in:
Antique Louis XVI Style French Ormolu & Onyx Cassolettes

A pair of early 20th century, French, ormolu mounted onyx cassolettes in the Louis XVI style. The domed tops with finials inverting to a single acanthus cast candle sconce, above an ovoid body with vitruvian scroll border and triform supports headed by rams heads and terminating in hoof feet, standing on circular plinth base with central rosette and three disc feet. Some wear to the original gilding.

Height 10″ (25.5cm)

Diameter 3 3/4″ (9.5cm)

Circa 1910

French