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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 250

    A PAIR OF MASSIVE MEISSEN FLOWER-ENCRUSTED FIGURAL THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NO. 1216

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    A PAIR OF MASSIVE MEISSEN FLOWER-ENCRUSTED FIGURAL THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NO. 1216
    Surmounted by a bouquet finial, the three rocaille molded arms issuing from a spray of palm fronds, the palm-molded stem flanked by a scantily clad nymph and putto, raised on a gilt-enriched tripartite base with dolphin feet
    40½ in. (101.6 cm.) high (2)


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    Compare Sotheby's, New York, 20 April 2007, lot 46 for a similar pair.