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    Sale 7745

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture & Clocks

    9 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 72

    A PAIR OF SWEDISH ORMOLU, PATINATED BRONZE AND WHITE MARBLE THREE-BRANCH CANDELABRA

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF SWEDISH ORMOLU, PATINATED BRONZE AND WHITE MARBLE THREE-BRANCH CANDELABRA
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Each with a crouching winged female sphinx, headed by a cornucopia issuing three scrolled branches with floral drip-pans and hung with chains, the central torch with fruited cone finial, above a rounded rectangular base with beaded edge, on ball feet, the base of one inscribed '1938' and '6129' in ink
    17 in. (43 cm.) high; 5 in. (13 cm.) wide; 3 in. (8 cm.) deep, the base (2)


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