Christofle et Cie. Chinese Archaic style patinated silvered and gilt bronze vase
Paris, Circa 1875
The lozenge shaped bronze vase with three coloured patinas, gold, silver and copper, flanked to each side by an elephant's head handle, signed Christofle & Cie. and numbered 929006.
After a design by Emile-Auguste Reiber, a similar vase is in the permanent collection of the Musée Cernuschi in Paris.
Size: 23.5cm high, 20cm wide, 16cm deep