789 Large Pair of late 19thc Marble and Ormolu Urns-Cassolettes

These are a Superb pair of late 19th century fine quality Marble Cassolettes with finely chased ormolu mounts in the Louis XVI style. The cassolettes consist of removable marble lids with ormolu finial decoration to the top in the form of flambeaux leading down to an ormolu collar with floral and foliate decoration. The main marble body of the cassolettes have ormolu of rams heads these being joined by ormolu floral and foliate swags with ormolu foliate decoration below. The marble bases have a laurel leaf ormolu collar supported by a square marble plinth. Please note there are several cracks to the Marble but they are in overall good condition.    

Height 13" (33cm)  Pair €990