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Pair of Puiforcat Egyptian Revival Silver and Lapis Lazuli Bowls

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Pair of lapis lazuli bowls with 950 silver mounts. Made by Puiforcat in France, ca 1880. Each: Round tessellated bowl with silver rim collar and foot ring mounted to four paw supports. Elaborate open scroll side handles with leaves and flowers. Collar and ring have raised Classical ornament: rosette-inset guilloche between beaded borders. On ring are applied Egyptian Revival gilt winged heads. An impressive design with a hint of fermenting turn-of-the-century avant-garde. Fully marked. Condition: Very good with deep old patina.

Dimensions: H 6 3/4 x W 15 x D 9 3/8 in. #BS685