C1870s French Champleve Bronze/brass & Onyx/ Marble/ Alabaster Vase
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C1870s French Champleve Bronze/brass & Onyx/ Marble/ Alabaster Vase:
c1870s FRENCH CHAMPLEVE BRONZE/BRASS & ONYX/ MARBLE/ ALABASTER VASE
Presented is a very fine French champleve and marble, onyx or alabaster vase. The champleve work is beautifully done with very fine details and enamelwork. It depicts floral patterns in a Middle-Eastern style. The marble or alabaster has gorgeous veining, especially around the center sphere. The whole piece is bolted together with a long threaded bolt that runs from the inside of the vase to the underside of the base. The vase stands on three nicely cast bronze or brass furry paw feet.
This will very likely be shipped disassembled. It is very easy to reassemble, even if you are not mechanically inclined. It will take two people: one person will hold the pieces together, and the second person will screw on the nut. They do not need to screw it on too tightly, just enough that you can start to tighten the piece by twisting the sphere and vase.Please be careful NOT to overtighten!
The condition is excellent. The lines in the stone pieces are not cracks but are natural veining. The piece is structurally sound. There is a small undulation in the tray's rim, very slight and difficult to see it. We do not recommend bending it back, as that may affect the enameling. There are no breaks, no cracks, no splits, no dents, no chips and no repairs.
The vase measures 7 5/8 inches in diameter and 10 inches tall.
Good luck and offer with confidence.
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