Description & Technical information

Each with removable lid of double-gadrooned domed form with foliate finial, the tapering ring-turned neck swagged with laurel and above an entrelac- and-rosette collar on a pounced and pearled ground, the tapering ovoid body with upspringing acanthus cup issuing husk- trailed scrolled arms, on a spreading circular socle with gadrooned moulding and stepped square base.

Date:  1770
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Ormolu-mounted white marble
Dimensions: 24 cm (9¹/₂ inches)

Nicolas Goodison, Ormolu: The Work of Matthew Boulton, 1974, p.152, n.133.

Categories: Works of Art