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19th Century Large Scale Neoclassical Ormolu Sèvres Urn

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The Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres is one of the principal European porcelain factories. It is located in Sèvres, Hauts-de-Seine, France. This palatial 19th Century French ormolu mounted Sèvres urn is in the Neoclassical style and crafted from hard-paste porcelain, also called "true porcelain." The urn is adorned with bronze ormolu details throughout, and its bulbous body is set above a waisted porcelain socle with a spreading circular foot mounted on a bronze base. The urn's body is topped with bronze handles and painted with mythological scenes depicting cherubs frolicking amongst blooming roses, signed by the artist, A Maglin. The urn consists of 3 parts, the base, the body, and the lid. The body of the urn spins freely on the base via the socle.


Urn in its entirety: 38.75" H x 20" W x 15" D
Base: 10.25" x 10.25", 8" H
Lid: 8" across x 5" H

Condition: In good condition. Original Condition Unaltered.