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A pair of bronze and gilt-bronze candelabra attributed to Rabiat
Restauration, circa 1825
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A pair of bronze and gilt-bronze candelabra attributed to Rabiat
Restauration, circa 1825
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Details & Cataloguing

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A pair of bronze and gilt-bronze candelabra attributed to Rabiat
Restauration, circa 1825
each with a bust of Hermes, flanked by four candlearms issuing from ram's masks, above a tapering stem applied with a lyre and a wreath, the circular socle applied with winged classical figures, suspending leafy swags on a stepped square base
each 56.5cm. high; 1ft. 10¼in.
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Catalogue Note

This unusual pair of candlesticks is closely related to a model in bronze and gilt-bronze signed Rabiat, which was sold as lot 247, in these Rooms, 10th December 1993. A pair of wall lights by Rabiat is at Fontainebleau, see Musée National du Château de Fontainebleau, Catatalogue des Collections de Mobilier, Vol. I, Pendules et Bronzes d'Ameublement entrés sous le Premier Empire, p. 149, cat. 127. The aforementioned was delivered to Fontainebleau by Thomire-Duterme et Cie in 1810. 

Also see a further related pair stamped Rabiat with variations on the base mounts sold as lot 155, Maigret, 10th December 2003.

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