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    ormolu

    Ormolu is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-carat gold in a mercury amalgam to an object of bronze. Craftsmen principally used ormolu for the decorative mountings of furniture, clocks, lighting devices, and porcelain.

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    • Fine Pair Bronze Busts Bacchus and Ariadne early 19thCt

      Fine Pair Bronze Busts Bacchus and Ariadne early 19thCt

      patrick howard antiques dublin, dublin city, ireland

      SUPERB PAIR EARLY BRONZE BUSTS BACCHUS & ARIADNE An Exceptionally Fine Quality Pair of Patinated Bronze Busts cast in high crisp relief of Bacchus & Ariadne. Raised on square stepped well veined period marble bases,...

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    • 720. Large Pair French Ormolu and Marble Candelabra 19th Ct

      720. Large Pair French Ormolu and Marble Candelabra 19th Ct

      patrick howard antiques dublin, dublin city, ireland

      Stunning Pair French Ormolu & Marble Four Light Candelabra of impressive size, mid to late Nineteenth Century. The central supporting column with four gilt bronze outswept arms with scroll decoration ending on a large circular...

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    • 746. Exquisite French Ormolu and Marble Twin Ink Stand French 19th Ct

      746. Exquisite French Ormolu and Marble Twin Ink Stand French 19th Ct

      patrick howard antiques dublin, dublin city, ireland

      An Exquisite Example of an Ormolu & Well Veined Dark Green Marble Double Twin Ink Desk Stand - Encrier, of oval form raised on its original bun supports. Last quarter of the Nineteenth century of...

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    • 772. Stunning French Ormolu Photo Frame Late 19th Century

      772. Stunning French Ormolu Photo Frame Late 19th Century

      patrick howard antiques dublin, dublin city, ireland

      A Stunning French Ormolu Photo Frame, late Nineteenth Century. The main frame with an ornate finely cast central cartouche and a portrait shape inset and applied finely cast decoration. Condition: This frame has been professionally...

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    • 773. Stunning French Ormolu Photo Frame Late 19th Century

      773. Stunning French Ormolu Photo Frame Late 19th Century

      patrick howard antiques dublin, dublin city, ireland

      A Stunning French Ormolu Photo Frame of good size proportions, late Nineteenth Century. The main frame with an ornate finely cast central cartouche inside top central area and similar decoration at bottom with applied swag...

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    • 776. Large Pair French Ormolu and Marble Tazza Mid 19th Ct

      776. Large Pair French Ormolu and Marble Tazza Mid 19th Ct

      patrick howard antiques dublin, dublin city, ireland

      A Very Fine Pair of French Ormolu & Marble Twin Handle Tazza of impressive proportions. Mid Nineteenth Century. Each circular bowl with twin ormolu handles moulded as entwined leaf stalks with foliage, raised on square...

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    • 853. Stunning French Ormolu Photo Frame Mid 19th Ct

      853. Stunning French Ormolu Photo Frame Mid 19th Ct

      patrick howard antiques dublin, dublin city, ireland

      Impressive French Ormolu Picture Frame of small size and high quality heavy gauge very ornate bronze surround, complete with original glass, late Nineteenth Century. The entire top with a central cartouche with a central bow...

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    • 856. Antique French Ormolu Picture Frame 19th Century

      856. Antique French Ormolu Picture Frame 19th Century

      patrick howard antiques dublin, dublin city, ireland

      Impressive French Ormolu Picture Frame of small size and high quality heavy gauge very ornate bronze surround, complete with original cushioned glass, late Nineteenth Century. The entire top with a central cartouche with lavish foliate...

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    • 858. Antique French Ormolu Picture Frame 19th Century

      858. Antique French Ormolu Picture Frame 19th Century

      patrick howard antiques dublin, dublin city, ireland

      Impressive French Ormolu Picture Frame of medium size and high quality heavy gauge bronze surround, late Nineteenth Century. The entire top with a central bow flanked by crossed torches in foliage. Condition: This Frame has...

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    • 859. Antique French Ormolu Picture Frame 19th Century

      859. Antique French Ormolu Picture Frame 19th Century

      patrick howard antiques dublin, dublin city, ireland

      Impressive French Ormolu Picture Frame of medium size and high quality heavy gauge bronze, late Nineteenth Century. The entire top with an applied bow. Condition: This Frame has been professionally re-gold plated and is glazed....

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    • 863. Pair Classical French Ormolu Photo Frames Late 19th Century

      863. Pair Classical French Ormolu Photo Frames Late 19th Century

      patrick howard antiques dublin, dublin city, ireland

      A Stunning Identical Pair French Ormolu Photo Frames, late Nineteenth Century of medium size proportions, complete with original cushioned glass. The main frame with an ornate finely cast central cartouche depicting torches within foliage and...

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    • 864. Stunning French Ormolu Photo Frame Late 19th Century

      864. Stunning French Ormolu Photo Frame Late 19th Century

      patrick howard antiques dublin, dublin city, ireland

      A Stunning French Ormolu Photo Frame of unusual small proportions, late Nineteenth Century. The main frame with an ornate finely cast central cartouche and applied swag decoration on each corner. Condition: This frame has been...

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    • 844. Antique French Ormolu Group Photo Frame Late 19th Ct

      844. Antique French Ormolu Group Photo Frame Late 19th Ct

      patrick howard antiques dublin, dublin city, ireland

      Stunning French Ormolu Group Picture Frame with lavish cast central cartouche and unusual Ormolu insert surround slip. Condition: This frame has been professionally re-gold plated, the old silk fabric replaced and the back area re-lined....

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    • 841. Exquisite Ladies Ormolu Jewellery Casket Late 19th Ct

      841. Exquisite Ladies Ormolu Jewellery Casket Late 19th Ct

      patrick howard antiques dublin, dublin city, ireland

      Wonderful Ormolu Ladies Jewellery Casket with hinged dome lid, the central reserve decorated with a stunning hand painted plaque depicting an affluent Lady, of Austrian or Berlin origin, raised on four shell and scroll supports....

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