A pair of mid 19th century, continental,patinated bronze Albani vases after the antique. Each with bead moulded rim above a leafy edge with eight busts surrounding the waisted frieze, flanked by a pair of reeded twisted handles, standing on a flared fluted socle with black marble plinth. Dark brown patination.
The original antique marble vase was at the Villa Albani. Barbedienne titled this ‘Cratère vase consacré a bacchus’ in their catalogue of 1886.
Height 8 3/4″ (23cm)
Width 12″ (30cm)
Depth 8 1/2″ (21.5cm)