4 December 2008
A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU THREE-BRANCH CANDELABRA
En suite with the preceding lot, each with a central fluted column stem draped with oak leaf and floral garlands and supporting a vase-shaped incense burner with flaming urn finial, on fluted monopodiae supports with paw feet, headed by pinecone finials and issuing scrolled branches cast with acanthus and trailing husks terminating in vase-shaped nozzles and circular drip-pans, on a rosette-headed tripartite base, some elements stamped 'E.C'
20¾ in. (53 cm.) high (2)
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