Property of Anne-Merete Robbs, Phoenix, Arizona
A very fine pair of Empire patinated and gilt bronze figural thirteen light candelabra
Pierre-Philippe Thomire (French, 1751-1843)
first quarter 19th century
Each figure of a young woman dressed in a chiton holding aloft a flower filled cornucopia issuing thirteen trumpet form candlearms and standing contraposto on a plinth with applied gilt bronze masks of classical women, each stamped at the rear of the base THOMIRE A PARIS, together with an associated ebonized and parcel gilt base, later fitted with electricity.
height 45 3/4in (116cm); width across candlearms 18in (45.5cm); total height with base 67in (170cm)