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Pair of French Gilt-bronze and Porcelain Five-light Candelabra

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
752
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of French Gilt-bronze and Porcelain Five-light Candelabra, 19th century, each with centralized drip cup with palmettes, accented below by grotesque masks and four-light scrolling armature extending to drip cups with lotus-carved bobeches, with vasiform and shaped supports of emerald green porcelain highlights, all resting on acanthine pied a biche feet, ht. 21 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Aesthetics, Decorative arts, Grotesque, Mask, Ormolu, Ornaments, Palmette, Porcelain, Scroll, Visual arts

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