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A Pair of Louis XV/XVI Ormolu Three-Light Candelabra fitted with two Meissen porcelain figures

the Meissen figures 1745-50 (male) and 1755 (female) respectively, the ormolu circa 1760 (adapted)

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8,00012,000
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279
A Pair of Louis XV/XVI Ormolu Three-Light Candelabra fitted with two Meissen porcelain figures

the Meissen figures 1745-50 (male) and 1755 (female) respectively, the ormolu circa 1760 (adapted)

Estimate
8,00012,000
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Fine French And Continental Furniture

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A Pair of Louis XV/XVI Ormolu Three-Light Candelabra fitted with two Meissen porcelain figures

the Meissen figures 1745-50 (male) and 1755 (female) respectively, the ormolu circa 1760 (adapted)

one with the figure of a shepherd with bagpipes, the other a female figure representing Matrimony, each raised on a stepped gadrooned ormolu base adapted to fit the figure and fitted with three scrolling acanthus leaf-cast candle branches.  Restorations to porcelain. 


height 17 1/2 in.
44.5 cm
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Catalogue Note

Identical ormolu candle branches and base fitted with two Kangxi porcelain figures were in the collection of the late Tamara Guilden, sold, Sotheby's, New York, November 12, 1999, lot 211 ($37,500).  The candle branches were adapted to fit the figures, as is the case with the present lot.

Fine French And Continental Furniture

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