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    Sale 7713

    Furniture & Clocks

    23 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 109

    A PAIR OF EMPIRE ORMOLU AND PATINATED-BRONZE THREE-BRANCH CANDELABRA

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY ITALIAN

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF EMPIRE ORMOLU AND PATINATED-BRONZE THREE-BRANCH CANDELABRA
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY ITALIAN
    Each with a classically-draped winged maiden holding a flaming urn issuing foliate-cast scrolled branches with tooled drip-pans and palmette-cast nozzles, the maiden surmounted by a torch and conformingly-cast nozzle, with removable flame finial, above a stepped square base with winged lion monopodiae to the angles, each with a blue-bordered paper provenance label inscribed 'Schucht' and numbered in ink '870', drilled for electricity
    24½ in. (62 cm.) high; 11½ in. (29 cm.) wide, overall (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN