A French patinated bronze and rouge griotte marble vase, now as a table lamp F. Barbedienne foundry, Paris late 19th century Incised F. BARBEDIENNE, modeled after the Townley Vase. height to top of handle 18 1/2in (47cm) Provenance: Property from Private Beverly Hills Collection, curated by Hendrix Allardyce.
Marked to foot. General marks, scratches, rubbing and wear. Possibly re-patinated. With a reddish tone around frieze band. Detail of decoration somewhat obscured. Medium brown patina overall. Wiring should be checked by a qualified electrician prior to use.