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Pair of Louis XV-style French .950 Silver Seven-light Candelabra

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
701
Sold for:
$13,035$11,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Louis XV-style French .950 Silver Seven-light Candelabra, mid to late 19th century, with rocaille sconces and nozzles, on acanthus scroll arms, with balustroid stem chased and embossed with acanthus panels, shaped ovoid base and short rocaille feet, with removable weighting to base, full ht. 25, candlestick ht. 15 in., approx. 212 troy oz. total.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

some bending to the cutcardwork of the nozzles, with a few scattered losses to the leaftips. one arm with possible old repair. nozzles drilled for electrification, and the bases each have one small, unobtrusive filled drill hole at the edge. overall minor age wear.

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Acanthus, Candelabra

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