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An Empire Campagna vase
An Empire Campagna vase - Decorative Objects Style Empire
Ref : 88961
Price on Request
Period :
19th century
Provenance :
Medium :
Gilt and patinated bronze
Dimensions :
H. 26.57 inch X P. 10.63 inch
Decorative Objects  - An Empire Campagna vase
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An Empire Campagna vase

A very fine Empire gilt and patinated bronze Campagna urn, attributed to Pierre-Philippe Thomire. Above a frieze of Olympian figures including Flora, Venus and Diana with putti, the outscrolled handles issuing from Jupiter masks with a band of scrolling foliage and palmettes, on a fluted socle, the square plinth mounted with bacchic masks, on a stepped plints cast with lotus leaves alternating darts.

Paris, date circa 1805
Height 67.5 cm, base 27 cm x 27 cm

Provenance: By repute, Emperor Napoleon I (d. 1821), by whom given to King Frederick I of Württemberg (1754 – 1816).
By repute, Baron René-Pierre de Boucheporn (d. 1931), Château de Sully, La Toure-de Peilz, Switzerland.
Harry Rixson, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, where acquired 28 October 1938, as part of a «Set of 3 Very fine Regency Vases»
(GBP 45; see also lot 100).

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