paire de candélabres style L XIV
Lot 166
A pair of French late 19th century Louis XIV style gilt-bronze and cut-glass candelabra
Sold for £8,750 (US$ 14,707) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of French late 19th century Louis XIV style gilt-bronze and cut-glass candelabra
the elaborate baluster stems each surmounted by single candle sconces surrounded by scrolling arms hung with slice-cut drops, the stems each issuing seven scrolling candle arms arranged in two tiers further hung with conforming drops and terminating in sconces with drop-hung drip-pans, the urn shaped lower sections decorated with ribbon-tied profile medallions of Roman emperors, on tricorn plinths each surmounted by sphinxes and swag decorated buttress supports, on fluted tapering feet, 58cm wide, 94cm high (22.5" wide, 37" high). (2)

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  • Provenance:
    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé.
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