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    Sale 5201

    Style & Spirit

    27 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 433

    A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE AND PORCELAIN FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRA

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE AND PORCELAIN FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRA
    19TH CENTURY
    Each with three caryatids supporting a waisted basket with acanthus leaf edge
    21in. (53.5cm.) high
    Together with a pair of gilt bronze and porcelain three-light wall appliques, circa 1900 -- 8in. (20.3cm.) high; 8in. (20.3cm.) wide (4)


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    The tripod stem of vase-bearing nymph herms relates to a candelabra pattern invented about 1770 by Jean-Louis Prieur (O.Ottomeyer, P. Prschel, et al., Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich, 1986, vol.I, p.169, fig. 3.4.12.

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    Provenance

    Formerly Mr and Mrs Ralph Slazenger, Powerscourt, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, sold Christie's house sale, 24-25 September 1984, lot 409.