An important pair of Chelsea figural candelabra circa 1765

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Lot 215*
An important pair of Chelsea figural candelabra
circa 1765

Sold for £ 15,600 (US$ 21,464) inc. premium
An important pair of Chelsea figural candelabra
circa 1765
Modelled as a pair of musicians seated within elaborate arbours, a lady playing a mandolin and a gentleman with a flute, sheet music and a recorder on the ground beside them, the complex rococo arbours elaborately pierced and picked out in gold, surmounted by Chinese canopies and applied with a profusion of flowers and leaves, 34cm high, gold anchor marks (lady with one candle branch broken and restored, one drip pan broken and restuck, the other with small restored area, man with loss to fingers and end of flute, some flaking to turquoise enamels, otherwise minor losses to applied flowers and leaves) (2)
An important pair of Chelsea figural candelabra circa 1765
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