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    Sale 7700

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 125

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND SIENA MARBLE FOUR LIGHT CANDELABRA

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND SIENA MARBLE FOUR LIGHT CANDELABRA
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Each with faceted tapering shafts surmounted by female masks headed by a nozzle and an oil reservoir issuing three scrolling branches cast with palmettes and masks, the turned nozzles with palmette trailing decoration, the central nozzle embellished with masks, palmettes and birds, on a triangular concave-sided stepped base, above palmette-adorned block feet
    21¾ in. (55 cm.) high; 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) wide (2)


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