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A PAIR OF ORMOLU AND MARBLE SEVEN-LIGHT CANDELABRA, each vase-shaped urn with a pair of winged cherub caryatid scrolled handles festooned with vines, the waisted channelled neck issuing foliate buds, flowers and candle branches, on a waisted socle and fluted base with foliate-cast rim and square foot (one handle broken, fitted for electricity), late 19th Century

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A PAIR OF ORMOLU AND MARBLE SEVEN-LIGHT CANDELABRA, each vase-shaped urn with a pair of winged cherub caryatid scrolled handles festooned with vines, the waisted channelled neck issuing foliate buds, flowers and candle branches, on a waisted socle and fluted base with foliate-cast rim and square foot (one handle broken, fitted for electricity), late 19th Century
41in. (104cm.) high (2)
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Designed in the Louis XVI 'antique' manner of the 1780s, these vases with their 'arabesque' putti holding pan-pipes, and the bacchic vine-garlands, relate to the nymph-surmounted vases manufactured by the bronze-founder L.-F. Feuchère. (See H. Ottomeyer, Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich, vol. I, p. 261)
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