Lot 38
  • 38

A pair of Louis XVI style gilt-bronze mounted marble urn candlesticks, 19th century

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Description

  • Gilt-bronze, marble
  • 44cm. high; 1ft. 5┬╝in.
with paper label to the underside The Adams Collection Bonhams

Provenance

Bonhams, The Adams Collections, Part II, 9 May 1996, lot 31

Condition

Finely chased, this pair of candlesticks is in good condition, but both the bronzes and the marble bases would benefit from a light clean according to taste. Minor overall marks and scratches. Some movement to the upper beading, the lower beading of one detached but present; some movement to gilt-bronze swags.
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