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Louis XVI marble & ormolu candelabra - Dirk Maeyaert Antiquaire

Louis XVI marble & ormolu candelabra

Ormolu and white marble baluster-shaped candelabra

Paris, époque Louis XVI, vers 1780.
MATIÈRES : bronze ciselé et doré ; marbre blanc.
DIMENSIONS: H. 76 cm. (30 in.) ; D. 32 cm. (12 1⁄2 in.).
PROVENANCE : collection particulière.

A pair of Louis XVI three-light ormolu and white marble baluster-shaped candelabra, each with ram’s head handles and edged by rims of beads; they support a bunch of flowers including three light branches ornated with foliated scrolls, vine leaves and topped by a burning urn with three griffins; the piedouche is edged with a frieze of laurel leaves and the square base is decorated with a rim of beads.

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