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    Sale 2818

    European Noble and Private Collections

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 116

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV PORCELAIN-MOUNTED AND ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS

    CIRCA 1745, THE NOZZLES POSSIBLY 18TH CENTURY BUT PROBABLY ASSOCIATED

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV PORCELAIN-MOUNTED AND ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS
    CIRCA 1745, THE NOZZLES POSSIBLY 18TH CENTURY BUT PROBABLY ASSOCIATED
    Each with pierced scrolling foliage foot stamped with C couronné issuing a branch applied with flowers and a floral nozzle and each inset with a pastoral figure, with inventory numbers 19955739 and 1995540, minor differences to the bases framing the porcelain
    31 cm. high


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    The 'C' couronné poinçon was a tax mark used in France in any alloy containing copper between March 1745 and February 1749.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the lot numbers of the illustration on page 48 in the printed catalogue have been swapped.
    The pair of candlesticks illustrated on the left side is lotnumber 116. The pair of candelabra illustrated on the right side is lotnumber 115.