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    Sale 12455

    European Furniture & Works of Art

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 22

    A PAIR OF RESTAURATION ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS

    CIRCA 1820-30

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    A PAIR OF RESTAURATION ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS
    CIRCA 1820-30
    The acanthus-wrapped nozzle above a baluster shaft with profile medallions and foliate arabesque, on a circular base with an unidentified Baron's coat-of-arms
    10 ¾ cm. (27 cm.) high


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    This pair of candlesticks is based on a pair of silver candlesticks by Nicholas Nolin, dated 1714-15, in the Victoria and Albert Museum, illustrated in R. Lightbrown, French Silver, London, 1978, p. 74, nos. 60-61. Other similar ormolu-mounts are in the Wallace Collection, London (F. J. B. Watson, Catalogue, London, 1956, F24, pl.20).

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN