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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 386

    Attributed to Charles Percier (French, 1764-1838)

    Design for a neo-classical gilt-bronze tripod candelebra, on fluted column, with acanthus and lion base

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Charles Percier (French, 1764-1838)
    Design for a neo-classical gilt-bronze tripod candelebra, on fluted column, with acanthus and lion base
    with inscriptions to the reverse, including Par Percier
    pen and black ink, on two sheets
    13 x 4¾ in. (33 x 12.1 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Hotel Drouot, Paris, 26 February 1929.
    with Paul Prout, Paris.
    Eugene Rodrigues Collection.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's New York, 12 January 1995, lot 193.


    Literature

    C. Plante, Designs from Gilt Bronze Objects from the French Restoration 1814-1830, London, 2002, pp. 140-141.