483
483
A pair of Louis XVI ormolu and green marble six-light candelabra, attributed to Pierre-Philippe Thomire
circa 1785-90
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 116,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
483
A pair of Louis XVI ormolu and green marble six-light candelabra, attributed to Pierre-Philippe Thomire
circa 1785-90
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 116,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A pair of Louis XVI ormolu and green marble six-light candelabra, attributed to Pierre-Philippe Thomire
circa 1785-90

Catalogue Note

A drawing attributed to Dugourc in Paris showing a fireplace along with numerous ormolu and patinated bronze objects in the collection of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris includes the design of these candelabra, see Hans Ottomeyer and Peter Pröschel, Vergoldete Bronzen, Vol. I, Munich, 1986, p. 298, fig. 4.18.6. An identical candelabrum executed in ormolu, patinated bronze and white marble is in the Royal Swedish Collection, see ibid., p. 298, fig. 4.18.7. A pair of candelabra of this design is in the J. Paul. Getty Museum, Gillian Wilson and Catherine Hess, Summary Catalogue of European Decorative Arts in the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2001, p.167, fig. 156. 

Important English and European Furniture, Silver, Porcelain and Carpets

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New York