• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5964

    Christie's Interiors

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 56

    A SET OF FOUR FRENCH GILT-BRASS ALTAR CANDLESTICKS

    OF ROMANESQUE STYLE, CIRCA 1850

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF FOUR FRENCH GILT-BRASS ALTAR CANDLESTICKS
    OF ROMANESQUE STYLE, CIRCA 1850
    Signed 'LASSUS ET GEOFFROY DE CHAUME MDCCCL'
    19 in. (48 cm.) high (4)


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    Modelled by Victor Geoffroy de Chaume (1816-1892) and made by F.D Froment-Meurice, Paris circa 1850, these altar candlesticks are based on Romanesque originals. See Dictionnaire des Arts Liturgiques, p.260.

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