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    Sale 7816

    Le Grand Goût - A Private European Collection

    17 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 159

    A PAIR OF LARGE NAPOLEON III ORMOLU FIGURAL EIGHT-LIGHT TORCHERES

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF LARGE NAPOLEON III ORMOLU FIGURAL EIGHT-LIGHT TORCHERES
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Each modelled as a caryatid holding a scrolled acanthus branch terminating in a candelabrum, atop a square tapering column hung with foliate swags, on a stepped rocaille base
    82½ in. (210 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's London, 24 May 1996, lot 160.