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A PAIR OF CUT-GLASS AND ORMOLU TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA
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A PAIR OF CUT-GLASS AND ORMOLU TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA

19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF CUT-GLASS AND ORMOLU TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA
19th Century
Each with an Apollo mask sun-burst above a pendant-hung canopy and a hobnail-cut baluster column with a pair of branches, each with a pendant-hung drip-pan with removable liner, and hobnail-cut turned nozzle, on a shaped stepped base, restorations and replacements, one glass base possibly later
23½ in. (59.5 cm.) high; 18 in. (45.5 cm.) wide; 6 in. (15 cm.) deep (2)
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Lot Essay

Similar Apollo sunbursts appear on a pair of candelabrum in the collection of Rosedown Plantation and Gardens, St. Francisville, Louisiana, illustrated in H. Parrott Bacot, Nineteenth Century Lighting: Candle Powered Devices. 1783-1883, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1987, p. 105. They also appear on an early 19th Century chandelier illustrated in M. Mortimer, The English Glass Chandelier, Woodbridge, 2000, p. 168.
A related pair of candelabra was sold anonymously, in these Rooms, 22-23 October 1986, lot 25.
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