Pair of Napoleon III Silvered-Metal Urns with Sphynx Handles
15 x 12 x 9 in.
Note: The design of this urn is by Claude Ballin (1615-1678). The original urn is part of a set of thirteen pairs designed for Louis XIV's formal terraced garden's at Versailles, the parterre du Nord and the parterre du Midi, cast between 1660 and 1680.
Wear and areas of oxidation to the patination. Both with loose handles, one with a loose socle and greater oxidation to the patination. Otherwise in good condition.
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