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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 587

    A PAIR OF EMPIRE GILT-BRONZE FIGURAL CANDELABRA

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF ALEXIS DECAIX

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF EMPIRE GILT-BRONZE FIGURAL CANDELABRA
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF ALEXIS DECAIX
    Each with twin sconces on a vine-wrapped branch held aloft
    13 in. (33 cm.) high (2)


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    The French bronzier Alexis Decaix is believed to have supplied figures of this type to Thomas Hope. Another similar pair supplied by George Bullock and William Stoakes in 1805, exhibited 'Treasures of the North', Christie's, London, 13 January - 13 February 2000, item 116.

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