A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED WHITE MARBLE URNS
Of ovoid form, the reed-entwined and entrelac-cast rim with a bird to each side holding floral garlands, on a leaftip-cast socle and a square stepped and beaded plinth
11in. (28cm.) high (2)
Collection of Mrs F. Gray Griswold, sold Parke-Bernet, New York 15 February 1941, reproduced in the catalogue where they are said to have been made for the Empress Catherine II of Russia.
Collection of Thomas P. Thorne, New York
Sold Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 18 and 19 April 1975, lot 136