Pair of 19th Century French Cherubs ‘Putti’ Flower Vases



Exquisite pair of French late 19th Century Art Nouveau gilt and patinated bronze cherubs showcases the intricate craftsmanship of the era. The cherubs, facing inwards, hold a long bottle-neck vase adorned with a delicate foliate scroll design. The vases, known as “violeteros” or flower vases, are made in Calamine, adding to their allure. 

The cherubs are mounted on their original marble base, which is elegantly raised and features a circular shape with stepped square edges. The base is finished in a luxurious gilt, enhancing the overall opulence of the piece. To complete the design, four gilt cast feet provide stability and add a touch of sophistication. 

This pair of sculptural cherubs and their accompanying vase would make a stunning addition to any art collection or interior decor. The combination of the intricate gilt and patinated bronze work, along with the exquisite foliate scroll design, showcases the beauty and elegance of the Art Nouveau period. With their timeless appeal and exceptional craftsmanship, these cherubs are sure to captivate the attention of any admirer of fine art and antiques.


French vases are in overall good condition, with only minor signs of wear and runs in the gilding. However, these imperfections do not in any way diminish the inherent beauty of these exquisite pieces. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, these vases showcase the timeless elegance of French design. The intricate patterns and delicate curves add a touch of sophistication to any space, making them a perfect addition to your home decor. Whether displayed individually or as a pair, these vases effortlessly exude charm and grace, making them a must-have for any discerning collector or lover of fine art.


Height:  36 cm

Width:  15 cm

Weight: 3.2 kg

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Weight 6 kg