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    Sale 7569

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    19 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 125

    A LARGE NAPOLEON III ORMOLU THREE-PIECE CANDELABRA-SURTOUT-DE-TABLE

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE NAPOLEON III ORMOLU THREE-PIECE CANDELABRA-SURTOUT-DE-TABLE
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a large centrepiece-candelabrum and pair of smaller side candelabra: the centrepiece with serpentine cartouche base on out-swept feet, set to each side with a pastoral figure seated in a rocaille scroll and to the corners with a rotating scroll-branch three-light candelabrum, centred by a naturalistic mound with spilling vine and pomegranate finial, surmounted by four 'S'-scroll uprights each issuing a further three-light candelabrum and supporting a rhombus-shaped lidded dish with artichoke finial, the two smaller candelabra en suite; the underside of the centrepiece stamped numerously BY, one side candelabrum stamped numerously C, the other S
    The centrepiece: 20½ in. (52 cm.) high; 22 in. (56 cm.) wide; 19 in. (48 cm.) deep; The side candelabra: 20 in. (51 cm.) high; 15 in. (38 cm.) wide; 12½ in. (32 cm.) deep (3)


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