A good and imposing pair of French gilt and patinated bronze and porphyry seven light figural candelabra
Lot 40W
A good and imposing pair of French gilt and patinated bronze and porphyry seven light candelabra
after the models by Clodion
circa 1900
Sold for US$ 43,750 inc. premium
Lot Details
A good and imposing pair of French gilt and patinated bronze and porphyry seven light candelabra
after the models by Clodion
circa 1900
The foliate scrolling branches emanating from a cornucopia filled with grapes and vine leaves supported by a figure of Bacchus and a Bacchanalian maiden, both with tambourine by their sides, he with pan pipes at his feet, she with pan pipes and an urn at her feet, the porphyry circular bases with leaf tipped border.
height excluding electrical fittings 58in (147.5cm)

Footnotes

  • For a similar pair with rouge marble bases, see Christie's New York, 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe, October 17-18, 2012, lot 249.
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