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    Sale 7445

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 203

    A PAIR OF RUSSIAN ORMOLU AND MALACHITE SEVEN-LIGHT CANDELABRA

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF RUSSIAN ORMOLU AND MALACHITE SEVEN-LIGHT CANDELABRA
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Each modelled with a central column support issuing a baluster-shaped torch with vase-shaped nozzle and leaf-tip-cast drip-pan, flanked by scrolling branches cast with foliage and terminating in conformingly-cast nozzles and drip-pans, above a scroll-cast quadripartite foot flanked by grotesque beasts issuing from foliate scrolls, the square stepped base with foliate-cast rim
    27 in. (69 cm.) high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 202-204)