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A pair of gilt-bronze wall lights, in the manner of Feuchère
in Louis XVI style, 19th century
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 13,200 GBP
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155
A pair of gilt-bronze wall lights, in the manner of Feuchère
in Louis XVI style, 19th century
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 13,200 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A pair of gilt-bronze wall lights, in the manner of Feuchère
in Louis XVI style, 19th century
each with a backplate in the form of a flaming torch surmounted by billing doves, supporting two ribbon-tied scrolled candlebranches hung with a fruiting swag cast with acanthus leaves, the nozzles and drip pans cast with vine leaves and grapes, with a foliate and berried finial; minor section of finial missing from both
each 57cm. high; 1ft. 10½in.
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Catalogue Note

Comparative Literature:
Masterpieces of the J.Paul Getty Museum, Decorative Arts
, Los Angeles, 1997, p. 126, no. 99, illustrates one of a pair of wall lights by Pierre-François Feuchère, upon which this pair are based. Wall lights of this model were delivered to the chambre à coucher of the Commissaire Général Thierry de Ville d'Avray at the Hôtel du Garde-Meuble in Paris by Feuchère in 1787. He delivered four wall lights of the same model the following year, but with a third branch carrying a winged child holding a heart for the cabinette de toilette of Marie Antoinette in Saint-Cloud which are now in the Louvre in Paris.  

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