Bronze and sea-green marble table planter with caryatids, Empire style, 19th century
Gilded and patinated bronze planter mounted on a stepped sea-green marble base, with women in long tunics at the corners and a central amphora with swan-shaped handles. Like the columns with female figures on the Erechteion in the Acropolis of Athens, these patinated bronze caryatids support a fluted planter with an openwork cane motif at the top. On either side of the plant receptacle, an arched garland of flowers, leaves, ribbons, a laurel wreath, a quiver and a caduceus.
Dim: W: 57cm, D: 33cm, H: 55cm.
Dim: W: 22,4in, D: 13in, H: 21,7in.
Condition report: In good condition. Some light wear to the patina of the caryatids.