23 June 1999
A PAIR OF ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS
Of late Louis XV style, each with fluted baluster shaft hung with berried laurel swags and surmounted by a foliate nozzle and removable drip-pan, on a spreading foliate base with laurel border and circular plinth, regilt
12 in. (31 cm.) high (2)
The Espirito Santo Collection, sold in these Rooms, 12 December 1996, lot 122.
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A related pair of candlesticks with minor variations were sold anonymously at Drouot Montaigne, Paris, 23 September 1996, lot 20.
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