A Charming 19th Century French Art nouveau Decorated Gilt Bronze by French Sculptor Cassonnet.
The covered pot is delicately chiseled with a representation of a Mulberry Plane branch winding around the piece.
Cassonnet mastered the Art Nouveau sculptures as shown here with its realistic natural depictions of flowers and trees.
Dated late 19th century the pot shows a perfect gilded exterior. The interior insert is in brass and is removable.
A Charming decorative object
Late 19th Century, Early 20th Century, Circa 1898/1900