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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 357

    A SET OF LATE LOUIS XVI ORMOLU THREE-BRANCH WALL LIGHTS

    LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY, THE RIBBON-TIE AND ROSE SPRAY RESTAURATION

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Christie's, South Kensington, 25 June 1997, lot 94.