29 March 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
(LOTS 19 & 20)
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV STYLE ORMOLU FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRA
CAST BY SUSSE FRÈRES FROM A MODEL BY E. LELIÈVRE, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
Each with a baluster shaped stem issuing one central and three scrolling branches, each terminating in a floral drip-pan and nozzle, the circular naturalistic base signed E. Lelièvre. Sclp and inscribed Susse Fes. Edt and with the Susse Frères foundry stamp
23 in. (58 cm.) high (2)
Anonymous sale in these rooms, 24 February 2005, lot 186 (£2,880).
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