Antique Objects of Art: English and continental 18th and early 19th century antique objects d’art, with particular reference to rich material in any form - Mercurial guiding, Blue-John, Jasper, Malecite, Rock Crystal – not overlooking guilt bronze objects such as candlesticks.

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Russian Ormulu Mounted Jasper Vase

 A late 18th century Russian ormulu mounted Jasper vase, having the unique feature of a broad flat disc to the base, giving an integral part of the lower section. The base is recessed to receive two different pairs of finely chassed ormulu mounts, being Trophies of Love. The motif on the handles corresponds in design to a set of 4 candle stands made for the Egyptian pavilion at Ostankino 1795 (plate 32 page 46 from Russian Furniture by Antoine Cheneviere, see picture below).

Measurements: Height 15½ inches (39cm) approx.

Period: Late 18th century

Price Range: £15-20,000

French mercurial gilt bronze vase

A fine 18th century French mercurial gilt bronze mounted banded marble vase circa 1765.

Height 42cm.  x width 21cm.

 serpentine vases view

A pair of serpentine vases circa 1870.

Height 44cm. x diameter 14.5 cm.