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Pair of Empire-style Gilt-bronze Five-light Candelabra

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
540
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2875B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 09, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Empire-style Gilt-bronze Five-light Candelabra, Continental, 19th century, chased armature with gadrooned bobeches suspending etched pendant lustres with floral vines, supported by a fluted column atop a classical figural bust crowned with wreath of pinecone garlands, all suspended by tripartite chimera monopedia and anthemion pendants, atop a shaped beaded onyx base, resting on toupie feet, ht. 28 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

The bases are onyx. The edges to the onyx bases with abrasions and small chips. Each needs tightening. Surface wear to gilding, especially to palmettes.


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

Alabaster, Christmas traditions, Floristry, Garland, Gilding, Headgear, Necklaces, Ormolu, Pendant, Toupie, Wreath

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