Neo-Greek style planter and vases – Barbedienne Manufacture
Magnificent table-top in silver-plated and gilded bronze.
Fine decor in Ancient Greek style embellished with masks of women and philosophers, a lion’s head, claw-shaped feet and palmettes. It includes an oval-shaped flowerpot with four legs and a pair of crystal cone vases manufactured by Baccarat.
French work presented at the Universal Exhibition of Paris of 1867.
Signed with the Barbedienne hallmark
Crystal-glass cones from the Manufacture Baccarat.
Vase height: 44 cm – Vase diameter: 17 cm
Cut diameter: 50 cm – Cut height: 21 cm
Depth: 40 cm