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A pair of patinated and gilt-bronze, black marble candelabra, Empire, attributed to Pierre-Philippe Thomire
Estimate
80,000120,000
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75
A pair of patinated and gilt-bronze, black marble candelabra, Empire, attributed to Pierre-Philippe Thomire
Estimate
80,000120,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A pair of patinated and gilt-bronze, black marble candelabra, Empire, attributed to Pierre-Philippe Thomire
with two female figures carrying jars, supporting six lights, on a square base with floral garlands; (pierced for electricity)  
Quantity: 2
Haut. 111,5 cm., larg. 44 cm., prof. 33 cm. ; Height 43¾in., width 17⅓in., depth 13in.
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Literature

Related literature:
E. Dumonthier, Les bronzes du Mobilier national. Bronzes d'éclairage et de chauffage, Paris, 1910, pl. 18.

Catalogue Note

A similar pair of candelabra, representing the same female figures in classical drapery, is illustrated in the work of Ernest Dumonthier, which lists the bronzes in the collections of the Mobilier National and kept at the Ministry of the Navy in Paris.
A suite of four candelabra with additional sconces formerly in the collection of Eugene Fould-Springer were part of the Nathaniel de Rothschild au palais abbatial de Royaumont sale at Christie's Paris, September 19, 2011, lot 6.

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