Pair of antique vases by Ferdinand Barbedienne
Pair of vases inspired by a model from Claude-Michel Clodion in engraved and gilded bronze and decorated with scenes depicting the sacrifice of vestal virgins. Flared neck, supported by handles with the heads of horned monsters.
Canal shaped piedouche, accentuated by a laurel garland on a square plinth base.
Signed by F. Barbedienne
French work produced by the Manufacture Barbedienne around 1880.
Height: 40 cm – Diameter: 25 cm