Vase and cover
Alphonse Giroux et Cie (founded 1799)
A rouge marble and ormolu mounted solid vase of Louis XVI style, one of a pair, on shaped triangular base with rams’ feet supports terminating in rams’ masks to the sides, with ormolu rim and pierced dome cover, signed Maison Alphonse, Giroux, Paris.
Made by Maison Alphone Giroux, Paris. Loaned to The National Trust by The Croome Heritage Trust in December 2007.
Marks and inscriptions
Signed: 'Maison Alphonse Giroux, Paris'
Makers and roles
Alphonse Giroux et Cie (founded 1799) , maker