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Pair of Napoleon III Lapis Lazuli and Ormolu Cassoulets

Gallery Price: £14,000

A superb pair of late 19th century gold ormolu cassolettes mounted with rich lapis lazuli.
France, circa 1880

Height 9.5in 22cm
Diameter 4in 10cm

Pair of Napoleon III Lapis Lazuli and Ormolu Cassoulets

These Napoleon III Lapis Lazuli and Ormolu Cassoulets are a classic French design, and very rare in rich blue lapis lazuli. The tops are separate and double up as lids with finials and candlestick holders. The design was first invented during the reign of Louis XVI.