A pair of Samson figural candelabra Late 19th Century

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Lot 63
A pair of Samson figural candelabra
Late 19th Century

£ 200 - 300
US$ 250 - 380

Home and Interiors

9 Jul 2020, 10:00 BST

Edinburgh

A pair of Samson figural candelabra
Late 19th Century
After 18th century Chelsea models, modelled as Cupid and his female companion, both with arms outstretched supporting candle branches with scrolled drip pans and pierced nozzles picked out in green and gold, the scrolled bases painted with butterflies, 31cm and 30.5cm high, gold anchor marks and impressed numerals

Footnotes

  • A very similar pair of candelabra are in the Victoria & Albert Museum, accession nos. 772-1877 and 772A-1877. See also the pair sold by Bonhams on 3 December 2006, lot 143.
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