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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 352

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV PORCELAIN MOUNTED ORMOLU TWIN-LIGHT CANDELABRA

    MID-18TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN PROBABLY GERMAN

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    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV PORCELAIN MOUNTED ORMOLU TWIN-LIGHT CANDELABRA
    MID-18TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN PROBABLY GERMAN
    The figures modelled as a Turk and Queen, mounted on pierced rocaille bases each stamped with the 'C' couronne poincon, foliate branches and mounted porcelain flower heads, restorations and losses
    9½in. (24cm.) high (2)


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    The 'C' couronne poincon was a tax mark employed on any alloy containing copper between March 1745 and February 1749.

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