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A pair of French gilt-bronze-mounted biscuit porcelain candelabra
in Louis XVI style, second quarter 19th century
Estimation
8 00012 000
Lot. Vendu 6,875 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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39
A pair of French gilt-bronze-mounted biscuit porcelain candelabra
in Louis XVI style, second quarter 19th century
Estimation
8 00012 000
Lot. Vendu 6,875 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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A pair of French gilt-bronze-mounted biscuit porcelain candelabra
in Louis XVI style, second quarter 19th century
each in the form of a baluster vase issuing four candlearms in the form of roses and carnations, the body of each vase mounted with a relief tablet depicting putti emblematic of Astronomy and Geography, the socle above a stepped, moulded square base with inverted corners
each: 59cm. high; 1ft.11¼in.
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Description

Extremely similar putto reliefs, although painted, featured on the jewel-cabinet almost certainly commissioned by William Beckford whilst in Paris in 1788-93 (anonymous sale, Sotheby's Monaco,14th June 1997, lot 137). This latter casket, executed by Adam Weisweiler, was ornamented with painted panels by le citoyen Sauvage (Piet-Joseph Sauvage 1733-1808), and the latter may well have provided the source for the mounts on the present candelabra.

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