• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5925

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    17 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 4

    A PAIR OF GEORGE IV ORMOLU AND BRONZE TWO BRANCH CANDELABRA

    CIRCA 1830, IN THE MANNER OF ALEXIS DECAIX

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE IV ORMOLU AND BRONZE TWO BRANCH CANDELABRA
    CIRCA 1830, IN THE MANNER OF ALEXIS DECAIX
    Each with a female figure balanced on a sphere holding aloft a vine-wrapped trophy
    13¾ in. (35 cm.) high (2)


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    The French bronzier Alexis Decaix is believed to have supplied figures of this type to Thomas Hope. Another similar pair supplied by George Bullock and William Stoakes in 1805, exhibited 'Treasures of the North', Christie's, London, 13 January - 13 February 2000, item 116.

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