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Pair Of Shuttle Vases late 18th century
Pair Of Shuttle Vases late 18th century - Decorative Objects Style Louis XVI Pair Of Shuttle Vases late 18th century -
Ref : 102576
42 000 €
Period :
18th century
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Medium :
Dimensions :
L. 15.75 inch X H. 12.2 inch
Decorative Objects  - Pair Of Shuttle Vases late 18th century 18th century - Pair Of Shuttle Vases late 18th century
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Pair Of Shuttle Vases late 18th century

His very rare pair of shuttle vases is like the 17th or 18th century vases inspired by the Antique.
They are carried on a cavetto pedestal and linked to the vase by a bead.
The body, like a ship, is oval in plan and curved in relation to the horizontal, like a prow and a rising stern. Large overhanging gadroons widen the base, a large falling edge balances the whole, giving this type of object a perfect look of simplicity.
The curved lid to hug the edge of the vase is crowned by a large gadrooned grip as well, completing the perfect balance of the design. Like any old work, it is a perfection for the eye, without faults of proportions.
But the covers are not interchangeable because the oval is different by a few millimeters, you could call it the beautiful imperfection born from the hand of man until the industrial age. The underside of the pedestal is probably flattened with a grain of barley hammer.
The peach blossom marble that can be seen from pink to purple in general is for our vases is of a hot pink, which varies in shades of pink almost white with Magenta veins, Mountbatten ...
Very good condition of origin for heavy marble objects. A few small breaks in the pudding of the pedestal and on the edges.
Old repairs, no major accident. Perfect to the eye.

length: 40 cm, height: 31 cm, width: 27 cm, base: 15 cm x 11 cm.

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