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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU AND GLASS PHOTOPHORES
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU AND GLASS PHOTOPHORES

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU AND GLASS PHOTOPHORES
Each cylindrical shade with drapery mounts to the rim above fluted and guilloche-cast nozzles, on a waisted foliate and leaf-tip-cast stem and shaped square foot
17in. (43cm.) high (2)

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Another pair of this model was sold Sotheby's London, 10 June 1994, lot 135.
A similar pair of photophores is in the Wrightsman Collection, illustrated in F. J. B. Watson, The Wrightsman Collection Furniture, Gilt Bronzes and Carpets, 1966, vol. II, cat. 176.

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