12 December 2002
A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV ORMOLU SINGLE-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS
In the manner of André-Charles Boulle
Each with a foliate backplate centered by an espagnolette mask and fitted with a single scrolled candle branch wrapped with Roman acanthus, each numbered to the reverse 50219X in yellow and 283938 in red ink
8in. (20cm.) high, 5in. (12.5cm.) wide, 12½in. (32cm.) deep (2)
Acquired from Dino Franzin, New York, 1 February 1985.
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A related pair of wall-lights from the collection of Henriette Bouvier is now in the musée Carnavalet, Paris (illustrated in the Catalogue, Paris, 1968, no.57).
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