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Lot 241: PAIR OF LOUIS-XV-STYLE FIGURAL BRONZE TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA Both with gilt foliate stems and sconces issuing from an urn held by a st...
29 October 2016
East Dennis, MA, USALive Auction
PAIR OF LOUIS-XV-STYLE FIGURAL BRONZE TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA France, Second/Third-Quarter 19th Century
Both with gilt foliate stems and sconces issuing from an urn held by a standing classical figure. On a columnar gray marble pedestal mounted with gilt masks, fabric swags, and flower heads. Further mounted to a square base. Unmarked. Heights 16.75" and 17.25".
Both with age-typical wear and scattered darkening/loss to gilt. Scattered candle wax residue. Female figure: Bend in stems is exaggerated. Lacking one flower head mounted to marble. Approx. 1" section of loss to thin ormolu strip at base of marble. Modern washer added to tighten central support rod. Male figure: Lacking one flower head mounted to marble. Small shallow dent to edge of bronze on top of marble.
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