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A pair of Louis XVI style ormolu five-light candelabra
after the design by Jean Demosthène Dugourc
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 USD
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86
A pair of Louis XVI style ormolu five-light candelabra
after the design by Jean Demosthène Dugourc
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A pair of Louis XVI style ormolu five-light candelabra
after the design by Jean Demosthène Dugourc
composed of addorsed caryatids above a leaf-cast domed base, the curved fluted candle branches terminating in Egyptian masks supporting circular gadrooned nozzles, centered by a covered urn on curved supports surmounted by lions' heads.
height 22 3/4 in.; width 11 1/2 in.
56 cm; 29 cm
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Catalogue Note

The model for these candlesticks (without candle branches) appears on a design for a console executed by Dugourc circa 1789 (illustrated, Ottomeyer, Pröschel et al., Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich, 1986, Vol. I, p. 287, fig. 4.15.6).  An identical pair of candelabra is illustrated, op. cit. p. 258, fig. 4.7.10, see also pl. XXV. 

Important French Furniture & Decorations, European Ceramics and Carpets

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