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Bronze Nine-light Candelabra Depicting the Three Graces

Auction:
3031B
Lot:
644
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3031B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Bronze Nine-light Candelabra Depicting the Three Graces, after Antoine Louis-Barye, late 19th/early 20th century, the urn finial suspended by three nude female figures standing over a centralized pedestal surrounded by vine-wrapped armature extending to floriform drip cups, above tripartite-form figures with grotesque masks and seated Three Graces figures, base with zoomorphic forms, figural masks, and shell forms, inscribed "BARYE," ht. 36 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Top portion off of body, having been rethreaded prior. candle arms variously bent and with repairs at their join. One figure with bent sword.


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