Pair 21" Antique 19th C. Ferdinand Barbedienne Gilt Dore Bronze & Marble Urns For Sale
Pair 21" Antique 19th C. Ferdinand BARBEDIENNE Gilt Dore BRONZE & Marble URNS Description
Up for your considerationis this...
Pair of19th Century
Gilt Bronze & Marble Urns
Fresh from a very fine estate we are pleased to offera oneof a kind and the best of the best, PAIR of 19th century gilt bronze and marble urns
Both signed: F.Barbedienne.
Deep, deepgreen marble urns with lids. The bodies are adorned with an ivy motif frieze.At the center of BOTH the front and back are a pair of masks which drop from finely cast ribbons. The sides are adorned with withsuperb goat heads. They are finished withfantastic acorn and leaf bases with hoof feet.
Please take time to view photos carefully noting the fine casting and detailing throughout.
Certainly a superb centerpiece for any home.
They arein excellent condition.No breaks or repairs in the bronze. There is only some minor wear to the gilt finish. Marble looks great with the normal minor wear from age.
It appears at one point they werefitted for lamps. There is a central rod that runs from interior lid to bottom, which can be removed.
The urns standapprox. 21"high and 10 3/4" attheir widest points.
Please view all photos and ask all questions prior to offerding. You are welcome to preview the urns at our retail location in New Jersey.
Pick up is available at no charge.
We will ship within 4 business days of cleared payment. The urns will be shipped in two boxes.
Thanks for looking and happy offerding!
Please contact us within 48 hours to let us know how payment will be made. Paypal payment must be made within 72 hours of sale end.
We will ship within 4 BUSINESS days of cleared payment. If there is a handling fee it is for the insurance costs. I try to always charge exact shipping (there are times when I may be off by a dollar or two). I have no control of the prices that UPS or USPS charge, but I do try and ship the cheapest way possible. We will refund any extra charges.
I also have no control over how long it takes to get to you once it leaves my hands.
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Buyers will be responsible to pay duties, taxes, and customs clearance fees as required by country laws. We will also not be responsible for any shipping delays due to customs or other overseas hold-ups.
Terms of Sale
We are always on the hunt for old, interesting and eclectic treasures. All items that we sell are antique, vintage or used unless otherwise stated. Given the age of vintage offerings it is expected there will be signs of use and normal wear and tear. Defects that are damage such as deep scratches, dents, tears etc.. are photographed and included in the description. We will do our absolute best to list items as accurately as possible but we are not experts on all items that we list. It is the responsibility of the buyer to inspect the photos carefully and ask questions before offerding. Communication is key!! All items are being sold "as is" and all sales are final. By placing a offer, you are acknowledging that you have read, understand and agree to the terms and conditions of our sale.
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On May-16-12 at 18:47:13 PDT, seller added the following information:
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