6 - 7 July 2005
MORNING SESSION 7 JULY 2005
A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS
PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY
Cast with a squirrel and a heron, each with asymmetrical branches and backplate decorated with pierced rockwork and foliate scrolls, the nozzles and the drip-pans similarly decorated, bearing the C couronné poinçons, each with a label numbered '25'
20½ in. (52 cm.) high; 12 in. (30 cm.) wide (2)
Almost certainly anonymous sale, Paris, 24 March 1887, lot 13.
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