A PAIR OF DIRECTOIRE ORMOLU AND VERDE ANTICO MARBLE VASES AND COVERS
LATE 18TH CENTURY
Each with the everted body decorated with dancing nymphs and flanked by music-making youths seated on ram's heads, surmounted by the gadrooned lip and the detachable domed lid with foliate cap and stepped foliate finial, on a foliate cap and a fluted waisted foot, on a stepped square foot with lozenge decoration and foliate rim, the bodies probably originally patinated, the plinth mounts replaced
25 in. (64 cm.) high (2)
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 22 May 1997, lot 133.