• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7445

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 171

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY SOUTH GERMAN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY SOUTH GERMAN
    Each modelled with an ostrich egg and simulating a standing ostrich holding scrolled foliate-cast branches in its beak, with conforming drip-pans and nozzles, on a naturalistically-cast rockwork base, with a concealed serpent amidst foliage
    Each: 25¼ in. (64 cm.) high; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) wide; 7 in. (18 cm.) deep (2)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    With Didier Aaron & Cie, Paris, April 1985.


    Saleroom Notice

    The estimate for this lot is £10,000-15,000, not as stated in the catalogue.