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A Napoleon III gilt-bronze and rouge griotte marble urn
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A Napoleon III gilt-bronze and rouge griotte marble urn

BY FERDINAND BARBEDIENNE, CIRCA 1870

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A Napoleon III gilt-bronze and rouge griotte marble urn
By Ferdinand Barbedienne, Circa 1870
Surmounted by an oval overhanging gadrooned rim, above a fluted waisted rim, flanked to each side by a putto seated on an acanthus leaf, with a lion-and-handle lower terminal, the body centred to the front and back by a cartouche mask headed by a scallop shell, flanked by scrolling foliage, on a spreading circular socle with a gadrooned border, the base signed F. BARBEDIENNE to the front, on a square plinth
25 in. (64 cm.) high; 29 in. (74 cm.) wide
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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