An exceptional pair of Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted agate and bloodstone covered urns
second half 19th century
The domed cover surmounted by a finely cast acanthus wreath, the body mounted with espagnolettes joined by drapery swags, the socle encircled by laurel and beaded border below, raised on a square bloodstone pedestal with canted corners and acanthus band, on conforming wood base. (2).
H: 17 1/2, W: 6, D: 6 in.
Private Massachusetts collection.
Sold for $87,500 (buyer's premium included)