9916A AN INTERESTING LARGE PAIR OF CARVED WHITE PAINTED WALL APPLIQUES IN THE FORM OF NEOCLASSICAL VASES Probably German. Circa 1780. Measurements: Height: 37″(94 cm) Width: 16 1/2″ (42 cm) Depth: 1 1/2″(3.8 cm)
Of white painted limewood. Each in the form of a classical handled urn, with ovoid body and a central frieze carved with putti at play, from which are suspended laurel swags. The angular à la Greque handles “fixed” with bolt-heads and conceived in a curious perspectival manner. The whole resting on an elongated fluted socle above a carved bound laurel base.