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.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Sold for $87,500 (buyer's premium included)