Pair of Louis XVI Italian Silver Vases
A rare pair of antique Louis XVI embossed silver vases with geometric handles. The square base is engraved with W F initials, may be related to the the property ; from here a circular pedestal holding the body of the vase decorated with leaves, festoons and draperies . The neck is decorated with a ribbed decoration and a circular ring . These elegant, ancient silver vases, are in good age related condition, wear consistent with use, we find old restorations on the foot of one of the two items and a minimum loss , the final element of one of the handles . Hallmarked on the basis of a horizontal lozenge of the Papal States in use from 1817 to 1860 that contains four letters : the horizontal diagonal P R letters are relative to Italian silvermaker Paolo Ruzzoli active in the city of Ancona from 1817.
height: 25 cm
width: 17 cm
diameter: 12 cm