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A pair of large silver partially lacquered seven-light candelabra, unmarked, probably South America, circa 1830

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 EUR

A pair of large silver partially lacquered seven-light candelabra, unmarked, probably South America, circa 1830

A pair of large silver partially lacquered seven-light candelabra, unmarked, probably South America, circa 1830

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 EUR

Lot sold:

8,190

EUR

A pair of large silver partially lacquered seven-light candelabra, unmarked, probably South America, circa 1830


each resting on quadrangular base on four feet, one stem chased as a blackamoor dressed with an animal skin, holding a bow and arrows, a bird on his right hand, the other as a black lady dressed with a loincloth wearing jewelry and holding a vase


Height 27.16 in., 146 oz 5 dwt

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Paire de grands chandeliers à sept lumières en argent en partie laqué, non poinçonnée, probablement Amérique du Sud, vers 1830


chacun sur une base carrée cintrée reposant sur quatre pieds, un fût représentant un homme noir vêtu d'une peau de bête, tenant un arc et des flèches, un oiseau de la main droite, l'autre une femme noire vêtue d'un pagne et portant des bijoux, tenant une jarre


Haut. 69 cm, 4.550 g

In overall good condition. Three tears on leaves. Some leaves slightly bumped. Need a good cleaning. Very unusual set. 


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