PAIR OF MAJESTIC ROYAL BLUE LAPIS LAZULI PEDESTALS AND VASES, EARLY XX CENTURY NEOCLASSICAL STYLE
Flanked by two large gilt bronze handles with winding garlands foliage. Solid square royal blue lapis lazuli bases and square trays. The bases are decorated with rich bronze gilt knots, cords, beaded frieze and valances. Each vase rests on a pedestal surrounded by garlands of olive leaves, symbols of life and longevity, and topped with a Corinthian bronze capital. Similar pair of vases are found at the state Hermitage museum in Saint-Petersburg Russia. Height: 262 cm. Pedestals : 112 cm. Vases: 150 cm. In excellent condition.