A pair of Chelsea candlestick figures Circa 1762-69.

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Lot 45
A pair of Chelsea candlestick figures
Circa 1762-69.

Sold for £ 3,600 (US$ 4,955) inc. premium
A pair of Chelsea candlestick figures
Circa 1762-69.
Emblematic of the Seasons, both modelled with pairs of gallants and their companions standing by flowering bocage supporting a pierced candle sconce and drip pan, the first with a man wearing a fur-trimmed jacket, feathered hat and gilt breeches, a muff in his right hand, his left arm around the waist of a lady wearing a bonnet, holding a basket of flowers with her left hand and a posy in her right, the second with a lady holding a sickle in her right hand, her left gathering a wheatsheaf in the folds of her apron, the right arm of her companion around her shoulder, a basket of fruit on his left arm, on a leafy mound base with applied flowers, set on high scroll moulded bases with four scroll feet picked out in gilding, 31.2cm and 29.8cm high (some restoration and typical losses) (2)
A pair of Chelsea candlestick figures Circa 1762-69.
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