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    Sale 3786

    The Collection of Carroll Petrie & European Decorative Arts from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, including the Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection

    31 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1364

    A NEAR PAIR OF CONSULAT ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA

    CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NEAR PAIR OF CONSULAT ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA
    CIRCA 1800
    Each modeled as a putto holdng aloft two torch-form nozzles, above a strapwork-cast base, one engraved with dedication TO JOHN RAE ESQ. 1801. [...] M.J.RUTLAND & CHARLES S. MANNERS.
    14 ½ in. (37 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    A gift from John Henry Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland KG (1778-1857) and Lord Charles Manners (1780-1855) to John Rae in 1801.
    Acquired from Hugh J. Turner, Inc., in 1960.
    Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.