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A PAIR OF EMPIRE GILT-BRONZE FIGURAL CANDELABRA
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A PAIR OF EMPIRE GILT-BRONZE FIGURAL CANDELABRA

EARLY 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF ALEXIS DECAIX

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A PAIR OF EMPIRE GILT-BRONZE FIGURAL CANDELABRA
EARLY 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF ALEXIS DECAIX
Each with twin sconces on a vine-wrapped branch held aloft
13 in. (33 cm.) high (2)
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Lot Essay

The French bronzier Alexis Decaix is believed to have supplied figures of this type to Thomas Hope. Another similar pair supplied by George Bullock and William Stoakes in 1805, exhibited 'Treasures of the North', Christie's, London, 13 January - 13 February 2000, item 116.
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