10 July 2008
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN TWIN-BRANCH CANDELABRA
Modelled with a parcel-gilt and polychrome-decorated figure of a courtly dressed lady and a gentleman respectively, each with trellis-filled scrolling foliate backplate issuing naturalistically cast branches decorated with porcelain flower heads and supporting foliate-wrapped drip-pans and nozzles, on a C-scroll and foliate-cast base
9 in. (23 cm.) high; 10 in. (25 cm.) wide (2)
Madame Lucienne Fribourg, sold from her estate, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 19 April 1969, lot 48 (US$ 7,500).
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G. and R. Wannenes, Les bronzes ornementeaux et les objets montés, Milan, 2004, p. 179.
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