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A FRENCH ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN SIX-LIGHT CANDELABRUM
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A FRENCH ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN SIX-LIGHT CANDELABRUM

THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, MODELED BY J.J. KÄNDLER, THE ORMOLU SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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A FRENCH ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN SIX-LIGHT CANDELABRUM THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, MODELED BY J.J. KÄNDLER, THE ORMOLU SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY Centered with a figure of Asia in Turkish dress astride a dromedary, set on a rock-form base issuing six scrolled candlearms 17¼ in. (43.8 cm.) high, 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) wide, exclduing fitments

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A larger set of the Four Continents, originally described in the manufactory as Gross Serie Eberleins, originates from an order by Tsarina Elizabeth Petrovna of Russia (1709-1762), daughter of Peter the Great. The present example is from the very similar Mittleren Serie, in which the model emblematic of Asia was described as Türkin.

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