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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 374

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU, TOLE AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN TWIN-LIGHT CANDELABRA

    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1740, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU, TOLE AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN TWIN-LIGHT CANDELABRA
    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1740, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY
    Modelled by J.J. Kändler, as a male and a female musician respectively, each playing the hurdy gurdy and resting on a naturalistic rocaille base, flanked by two scrolled branches decorated with porcelain flowerheads and issuing petal-shaped drip-pans, one candelabrum lacking removable bobèches, numbered to the underside '22' and '23' respectively, the male figure possibly replaced and Samson porcelain
    6¾ in. (17 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Rue de la Faisanderie, Paris, until the late 1940's.
    Thence by descent.