A PAIR OF MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) CANDLESTICKS WITH ORMOLU DRIP-PANS
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A PAIR OF MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) CANDLESTICKS WITH ORMOLU DRIP-PANS

CIRCA 1782, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS, STAR AND II MARKS, GILDER'S B

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A PAIR OF MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) CANDLESTICKS WITH ORMOLU DRIP-PANS
CIRCA 1782, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS, STAR AND II MARKS, GILDER'S B
Modelled by Schönheit, after a drawing by Schenau, as fluted gilt columns hung with overlapping garlands of green and gilt berried laurel suspended from a band, above a wreath of oak leaves and moulded ovolo ornament, on spreading circular feet painted with three bouquets of flowers within a band of moulded and gilt overlapping stiff-leaves, the ormolu drip-pans moulded with foliage, scrolls and flowerheads
10 in. (25.4 cm.) high (2)
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Lot Essay

For the design, see T.H. Clarke, Marcolini Meissen Figures, Engraved by Friedrich Elsasser 1785-1792 (London, n.d.), p. 85, no. 94.
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