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    Sale 7816

    Le Grand Goût - A Private European Collection

    17 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 132

    A PAIR OF LARGE FRENCH SILVERED AND PATINATED BRONZE FIGURAL SIX-LIGHT TORCHERE-CANDELABRA

    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF LARGE FRENCH SILVERED AND PATINATED BRONZE FIGURAL SIX-LIGHT TORCHERE-CANDELABRA
    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Each modelled as a bacchante holding aloft a candelabrum issuing six acanthus-scrolled branches terminating in conforming drip-pans and nozzles, atop an 'S'-scrolled upright and three rocaille scrolled feet, on a shaped circular rouge Griotte marble base, some elements stamped to the reverse '3059' and '29126'
    87½ in. (222 cm.) high (2)


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