24 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 22,100
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 40,000
A SET OF LATE LOUIS XVI ORMOLU THREE-BRANCH WALL LIGHTS
LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY, THE RIBBON-TIE AND ROSE SPRAY RESTAURATION
Each with a ribbon-tied backplate, above a spray of roses and foliage on a rectangular platform, above a beaded scroll issuing the curved branches with foliate and beaded drip pans, the tapering beaded backplate terminating in a moulded plinth with acanthus, fitted for electricty, regilt, the lower section with traces of mercury gilding
26¾ in. (68 cm.) high (4)
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Anonymous sale, Christie's, South Kensington, 25 June 1997, lot 94.