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    Sale 3786

    The Collection of Carroll Petrie & European Decorative Arts from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, including the Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection

    31 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1418

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU, BISCUIT PORCELAIN AND PAINTED METAL THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU, BISCUIT PORCELAIN AND PAINTED METAL THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA
    19TH CENTURY
    Each modeled as a winged maiden with foliate tail holding aloft the flower-entwined foliate branches, above a shaped plinth, electrified
    19 ¼ in. (49 cm.) high, excluding fitments


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    These candelabra are after the celebrated model attributed to François Rémond, supplied by Dominique Daguerre to Princess Kinsky in 1788 for the hôtel Kinsky in Paris.

    Provenance

    Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.