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    Sale 7745

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture & Clocks

    9 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 168

    A PAIR OF RUSSIAN ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS

    CIRCA 1800, ATTRIBUTED TO ANDREI SCHREIBER, ST. PETERSBURG

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    A PAIR OF RUSSIAN ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS
    CIRCA 1800, ATTRIBUTED TO ANDREI SCHREIBER, ST. PETERSBURG
    Surrounded by a leaf-wrapped nozzle, on a circular spreading foot cast with palmettes
    10 in. (25.5 cm.) high (2)


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    These elegant facetted candlesticks have foliate base mounts identical to those on twin-light candelabra by the St. Petersburg bronzier Andrei Schreiber (1777-1843) and based on this common feature can also be attributed to him.

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