21 October 2004,
Price realised USD 5,975
USD 5,000 - USD 8,000
A SET OF SIX LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU CANDLESTICKS
Each with beaded drip-pan above a gadrooned nozzle and baluster stem suspending swags on berried laurel-cast spreading foot, very minor variations to casting, fitted for electricity, each with inscribed number 'L3667'
10½ in. (26.5 cm.) high (6)
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with Rosenberg and Stiebel, 1957.
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