23 February 2006
A French silver-patinated cast-iron figural torchere on pedestal
Possibly by the Val d'Osne foundry, Late 19th Century
Modelled as a standing putto holding a torch aloft, on a waisted pedestal cast to the front and back with a female mask within a strapwork cartouche
The figure: 56 in. (142 cm.) high; The pedestal: 35½ in. (90 cm.) high
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