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    Sale 7816

    Le Grand Goût - A Private European Collection

    17 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 102

    A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III ORMOLU NINE-LIGHT FIGURAL CANDELABRA

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III ORMOLU NINE-LIGHT FIGURAL CANDELABRA
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Each modelled as a classical maiden holding aloft a cornucopia issuing nine acanthus scrolled branches terminating in berried drip-pans and nozzles, atop a fluted socle hung with vines and on a canted square base
    49¼ in. (125 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's London, 25 September 1992, lot 28 (as a set of four).