A pair of Napoleon III ormolu and bronze nine-light candelabra
A pair of Napoleon III ormolu and bronze nine-light candelabra

CIRCA 1870

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A pair of Napoleon III ormolu and bronze nine-light candelabra
Circa 1870
The acanthus-cast baluster-shaped upright headed by three grotesque masks, supporting a central stem with triple eagle-head finial, with an upper tier of three winged chimerae each supporting a circular drip-pan and candle-ring, above a lower tier of six acanthus-cast scrolled branches, each with circular drip-pan and leaf-cast nozzle, the triform base mounted with three singing angels, with shell pendant between, on conforming black marble plinth and scrolled feet, drilled for electricity
34 in. (88.2 cm.) high (2)
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