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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 448

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRONZE AND WHITE MARBLE FIVE-LIGHT CANDELABRA

    LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    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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