24 September 2008
A FRENCH ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE MOUNTED MARBLE VASE-CANDELABRUM
BY HENRY DASSON, PARIS, DATED 1892, THE MARBLE POSSIBLY EARLIER
The spirally fluted neck hung with reed lapels and surmounted by a fruiting foliate garland around an associated hexagonal upright issuing a central stem and three floral branch candelabra (not illustrated), the baluster body flanked by two herms holding drapes aloft and a guilloche frieze, on a waisted socle with acanthus cast laurel-wreathed foot, square base and feet, signed Henry Dasson et Cie. 1892
The vase: 21 in. (53 cm.) high
60 in. (152.5 cm.) high overall
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