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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 196

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN TWIN-BRANCH CANDLEABRA

    MID 18TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN FIGURES ASSOCIATED

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN TWIN-BRANCH CANDLEABRA
    MID 18TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN FIGURES ASSOCIATED
    Each modelled with flowering stems issuing two scrolled foliate candle sconces, surrounding seated Kaendler figures of Harlequin playing bagpipes and Columbine with a hurdy-gurdy, on a serpentine foliate mounted base
    Each 10 in. (26 cm.) high; 9 in. (23 cm.) wide; 5 in. (13 cm.) deep (2)


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    A similar figure of Harlequin is illustrated in Len and Yvonne Adams, Meissen Portrait Figures, London, 1987, p.201.

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    Provenance

    Acquired from The Ginzburg Collection, Paris.