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A pair of carved giltwood torchères, Louis XIV, late 17th/early 18th century
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60,000100,000
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9
A pair of carved giltwood torchères, Louis XIV, late 17th/early 18th century
Estimate
60,000100,000
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A pair of carved giltwood torchères, Louis XIV, late 17th/early 18th century
with dolphins, shells and pendants, the central part on a tripod base
Quantity: 2
Haut. 157 cm., diam. 50 cm. ; Height 61¾in., diameter 19¾in.
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Catalogue Note

Different versions of the "torchères aux dauphins" exist, with the same recognizable structure. One example can be seen in Le XVIIIe siècle français, Connaissance des Arts edition, 1956, fig. D, p.150 ; one pair was sold in Genoa in 1991, and another one on 7 March, 1993, Picard, lot 123, as well as a single one sold Sotheby's Paris, 18 December, lot 258.

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