London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A pair of Continental gilt metal eight light electroliers, second half 20th century
The octagonal foliate cast sconces above scrolling foliate stems emanating from octagonal bodies, with female busts cast in low relief to recesses to each side, the knopped and waisted stems with further stylised foliate mouldings above and below, with pineapple terminals -- 26¼in. (66.6cm.) high, 32in. (81.3cm.) diameter (2)
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