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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN TWO-BRANCH CANDELABRA, THE PORCELAIN MID-18TH CENTURY

Estimate:

5,000 - 8,000 USD

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN TWO-BRANCH CANDELABRA, THE PORCELAIN MID-18TH CENTURY

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN TWO-BRANCH CANDELABRA, THE PORCELAIN MID-18TH CENTURY

Estimate:

5,000 - 8,000 USD

Lot sold:

5,292

USD

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN TWO-BRANCH CANDELABRA, THE PORCELAIN MID-18TH CENTURY


each mounted with a Meissen figure, one with Harlequin playing bagpipes, the other a female fruit seller

height 7 in.; width 7 in.

18 cm; 18 cm

The porcelain - the porcelain flowers with typical scattered chips, some of which have been restored. One flower on female figure group broken and restored. Some flowers probably replaced. Female figure with brim of hat and yellow shoes restored. Male figure with left foot tip, bellow of bagpipes and hands restored.

The gilt bronze with some minor rubbing, verdigris and casting flaws as to be expected. Some candle wax residue.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Sotheby's Scientific Research department used noninvasive XRF for this lot to screen the green enamel for chromium, which was not detected.