24 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 875
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRONZE AND WHITE MARBLE FIVE-LIGHT CANDELABRA
LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Each with four scrolled serpentine candle-branches with foliate drip- pans and nozzles, one with a further higher light, on a foliate-wrapped fluted stem, above a seated young boy, one depicted reading, the other perusing a globe, on a fluted columnar support issuing scrolled foliate downswept handles, on a hexagonal plinth, with beaded disc feet, one lacking the highest central nozzle and its support, the component ormolu parts each marked 'E'
The complete candelabra: 22¼ in. (56 cm.) high (2)
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