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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 33

    A PAIR OF EMPIRE ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS

    ATTRIBUTED TO THOMIRE-DUTERME ET CIE, CIRCA 1810

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    A PAIR OF EMPIRE ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS
    ATTRIBUTED TO THOMIRE-DUTERME ET CIE, CIRCA 1810
    Each with a circular tapering and leaf-wrapped stem above a similarly leaf-wrapped circular spreading foot cast with a flower head decorated rim
    11 in. (28 cm.) high (2)


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    The 1810 delivery of the Paris firm Thomire-Duterme et Cie to the Royal apartments at Fontainebleau included nine pairs of candlesticks of this design (see J-P. Samoyault, Pendules et bronzes d'ameublement entrés sous le Premier Empire, Paris, 1989, p. 185, cat. 169).

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