Russian Metal Artworks

Table decoration

    Table decoration

    Russian Empire

    The 1830-1840s

    Bronze, malachite; chasing, polishing, mosaic, casting

    10.4 x 14.0 x 10.5 cm


    Two bronze gilded vertical balusters with faceted ornately shaped finials are mounted on high octagonal smooth stone base with bevelled sides, revetted with malachite. The balusters are connected by horizontal bar of gilded bronze, decorated with two relief volute-shaped scrolls on the sides of lily, with ornately shaped handle from C-shaped scrolls topped with palmette.