Napoleon III gilt metal and glass vase with Neoclassical decor - France - ca. 1900

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Napoleon III gilt metal and glass vase with Neoclassical decor - France - ca. 1900
traces of age and use

Antique 19th century French Empire Rococo style gilt metal mounted miniature crystal glass vase.

Measures approximately 4 inches" tall and approximately 2 inches wide.

It is made of thick, heavy, frosted French blown glass crystal. It may be unmarked Baccarat glass.

The vase body is rectangular with a ormolu bronze gold gilt metal rim and side panels with neo-classical goddess ladies and enhanced with raised frosted, marbeled paneling to the outer glass.

It is supported by opulent, and ornate gilt bronze mounts patterned in exquisite Neoclassical ornamentation.

It is richly decorated with ornate reticulated filigree work. Patterned with an intricate frieze with scenes of Grecian Roman style mythological ladies.

The centered classical figural female goddesses consist of a woman snake charmer, and Diana the Huntress.

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