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A Pair of Empire neoclassical ormolu and patinated bronze two-light candelabra
circa 1805-10, possibly Russian
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
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154
A Pair of Empire neoclassical ormolu and patinated bronze two-light candelabra
circa 1805-10, possibly Russian
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A Pair of Empire neoclassical ormolu and patinated bronze two-light candelabra
circa 1805-10, possibly Russian

each with a standing patinated bronze Egyptian figure supporting nozzle-shaped palm scrolls on his head fitted with further leaves sprouting a pair of patinated bronze curved candle branches terminating in lions' masks fitted with ormolu nozzles cast with stars and anthemion, raised on a square white marble base.


Height 18 ½ in.; width 9 ¼ in
47 cm; 23.5 cm
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Catalogue Note

An identical pair of standing Egyptian figures in patinated bronze and ormolu, also fitted with candle branches emerging from a nozzle surmounting the figure's head, is illustrated, Collection Connaissance Des Arts, Le XIX e Siecle Francais, Paris, 1957, p. 128, fig. 3. 

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