31 March 2016
A NEAR PAIR OF CONSULAT ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA
Each modeled as a putto holdng aloft two torch-form nozzles, above a strapwork-cast base, one engraved with dedication TO JOHN RAE ESQ. 1801. [...] M.J.RUTLAND & CHARLES S. MANNERS.
14 ½ in. (37 cm.) high
A gift from John Henry Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland KG (1778-1857) and Lord Charles Manners (1780-1855) to John Rae in 1801.
Acquired from Hugh J. Turner, Inc., in 1960.
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.
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