New York, Park Avenue
30 - 31 October 1996
THE PROPERTY OF THE J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM
*Lots 314-325 may be exempt from sales tax as set forth in the Sales Tax Notice at the front of the catalogue.
*A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN TWO-LIGHT CANDELABRA
the ormolu mid-18th century, the meissen porcelain circa 1744
With a figure of a river god leaning on a spilling urn after a model by J. Kaendler, seated on rockwork amidst blossoming foliage, with foliate-cast bobêches on a shaped base with foliate-cast berry-form feet, some chips to porcelain blossoms, figure with repaired left arm, inscribed in ink on the bottom 69.DF.36
5in. (12.5cm.) high, 5 1/8in. (13cm.) wide (2)
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