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French Ormolu Bronze Desk Set Encrier Satyr Mounts Regency Period 19thct


£640 | $852 USD | €725 EUR
Item Number: SA643149
Date of manufacture: Regency
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Patrick Howard Antiques
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Stunning French “Grand Tour” Ormolu & Patinated Bronze Desk Set, Encrier or Pentray, of outstanding quality and good size proportions, early Nineteenth Century, possibly Regency period. Complete with its original crystal inkwells and decorative ormolu covers
The lavish cast front Ormolu apron with a central cartouche depicting fruiting vines, each side raised on scroll feet below twin Satyr heads, the plain bronze back is raised on two splayed supports.
Condition: Good condition with no losses. Professionally re-gold plated and bronze patinated, original cut crystal ink bottles, the inside cork has been replaced on both.
Height: (entire as shown on main image) 4.25" (11cm). Width: (at base) 9.25" (23.5cm). Depth: (at base) 4.5” (11.5cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
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The Grand Tour has long been a symbol of wealth and freedom. In the late 16th century, it became quite fashionable for young aristocrats to visit Italy and France, as the finishing touch on their classical education. Travel was arduous and costly during this time and possible only for a privileged class, and thus the Grand Tour lasted until the 19th century, when railways across Europe allowed for easier travel. While these travels were very popular with the English, they were also undertaken by other Northern Europeans as well as Americans.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Regency.


Height = 11 cm (4.3")
Width = 23.5 cm (9.3")
Depth = 11.5 cm (4.5")

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Patrick Howard Antiques
52 Francis Street

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