Antique Napoleon III era French gilt bronze and cut crystal epergne vase. Features a large trumpet form vase of quality clear cut crystal decorated with fluted paneling. Mounted to an impressive gilt bronze base with exquisite casted figures of female mascarons and palmettes, terminating to a circular dish resting on a tri-footed base. Large size, stands 18" tall x 10" diameter at the top. In overall good antique condition with no chips or cracks to the crystal.