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A MONUMENTAL PAIR OF ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI TWIN-HANDLE CAMPANA URNS ON PEDESTALS
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A PAIR OF MONUMENTAL ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI TWIN-HANDLE CAMPANA URNS ON PEDESTALS

BY TOSCO TICCIATI, TUSCANY, AFTER THE MODEL IN THE STATE HERMITAGE MUSEUM

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A PAIR OF MONUMENTAL ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI TWIN-HANDLE CAMPANA URNS ON PEDESTALS
BY TOSCO TICCIATI, TUSCANY, AFTER THE MODEL IN THE STATE HERMITAGE MUSEUM
Each with everted lip and shaped socle, the conforming pedestal of panelled rectangular form with black marble base
The vases: 47 in. (119.5 cm.) high; 35 in. (89 cm.) diameter
The pedestals: 39 in. (99 cm.) high; 26 ¼ in. (66.5 cm.) square
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Lot Essay

With their mask-form mounts, the present pair of lapis lazuli urns are related to a vase in The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, dated to circa 1839-1845 (?.2604) with similar handles.

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