12 December 2002
A CARVED MARBLE TORCHERE
Italian, second half 19th century
The tri-partite base carved in relief with a cardinal's coat of arms, a classically draped male figure offering libations next to a ram, and a dolphin and bird.
Minor chips and losses; the drip-pan later.
83½ in. (212 cm.) high, overall
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
Christie’s London doorman - shortlisted for Doorman of the Year in Mayfair & St James's 2019 Community Awards - discusses James Bond, Francis Bacon and the day he met Madonna
Explore timeless classics that define modern French elegance with over 300 YSL designs from Catherine Deneuve’s personal collection