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Lot 1276: A PAIR OF TRANSITIONAL GILT-BRONZE WALL LIGHTS IN THE MANNER OF QUENTIN-CLAUDE PITOIN AFTER A DESIGN BY JEAN-CHARLES DELAFOSSE LOUIS XVI, CIRCA 1770 |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: drilled for electricity
In overall good condition. There is a very small drill hole in the left arm of one and on the left arm of the other there is a filled drilled hole but these are hardly noticeable. Attractive detail to the casting.
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Provenance: Acquired from Mallett Antiques, London.
Dimensions: each 46cm. high, 31cm. wide; 1ft. 6in., 1ft.
Literature: Mallett Lighting 2002, illustrated p. 22.