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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 176

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA MOUNTED AS LAMPS

    CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA MOUNTED AS LAMPS
    CIRCA 1900
    Each with adjustable green tole shade, the bases signed 'Gagneau, Paris'
    32 in. (81 cm.) high (2)


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    The Parisian firm of Gagneau, of 115 rue Lafayette, is first recorded in 1817 with his invention of a mechanical oil-lamp.