New York, East
23 May 2001
A PAIR OF REGENCE STYLE GILT-PAINTED WOOD TORCHERES
Each with a hexagonal molded top tapering to acanthus scrolls over a pierced tapering stem with acanthus scrolls to sides in between female masks, hung with bellflowers on a pierced tripartite base hung with laurel swags and tassles over large acanthus sheathed scroll-form feet.
68½in. (174cm.) high, 26in. (66cm.) diam. (2)
Purchased Pennington Museum Treasures, Los Angeles, 21 July 1978.
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