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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1867 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Charpentier, Alexandre-Louis-Marie, born 1856 - died 1909 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Marble, mounted in bronze, patinated and parcel-gilt

  • Museum number:

    773-1869

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This vase by the notable Parisian firm of Alexandre Charpentier was purchased from the Paris 1867 Exhibition for £37.0.0. It is an accomplished example of the "neo-grec" style.

Physical description

Vase, black marble, mounted in bronze, patinated and parcel-gilt, in "neo-grec" style.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1867 (made)

Artist/maker

Charpentier, Alexandre-Louis-Marie, born 1856 - died 1909 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Marble, mounted in bronze, patinated and parcel-gilt

Dimensions

Height: 28 in, Diameter: 13 in of base

Object history note

This vase was purchased from the Paris 1867 Exhibition for £37.0.0.

Historical significance: Accomplished example of the "neo-grec" style.

Descriptive line

Vase; France, ca. 1867

Labels and date

This vase was purchased from the Paris 1867 Exhibition for £37.0.0. It is an accomplished example of the "neo-grec" style. [1987-2006]

Materials

Marble; Bronze

Techniques

Gilding

Categories

Vases; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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