Pierre-Philippe Thomire
(Paris, 1751 – 1843)
Bronze

L’ Athénienne Murat

Tripod vase in red Egyptian porphyry; its central support, a finely wrought gilt-bronze column decorated with stylized acanthus leaves and grapevines; the upper portion, single order, the lower section at the base, double.
Square legs terminate in lion-paw monopodia; stylized acanthus leaves in chased gilt bronze adorn the capitals.
Cylindrical socle in red Egyptian porphyry, capped by and set on finely wrought gilt-bronze discs decorated with stylized acanthus leaves.

Pubblicazioni
T. Caracciolo, La seconde vie de Pompéi. Renoveau de l’antique des Lumières au Romantisme (1738 – 1860), Montreuil, 2017. Pag. 88.
Dimensioni
83 x 30 cm
Periodo
c. 1810
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