A pair of Neoclassical ormolu girandoles with nymphs and maenads

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A pair of Neoclassical ormolu girandoles with nymphs and maenads

Fire-gilt bronze and white marble candelabra formed from numerous separately cast pieces. Three-flame table candlesticks designed as female figures of a maenad and a nymph in draperies standing on fluted plinths with a cornucopia and a child-like satyr. The three branches of foliate design surrounding a central wreath suspended from three chains. H 67,2 cm.
Paris, around 1775 - 80, the figures based on designs by Etienne-Mauice Falconet.

Literature

Cf. Ottomeyer/Pröschel, Vergoldete Bronzen, vol. I, Munich 1986, illus. 4.7.3, here a pair of similar candelabra from the royal palace in Warsaw.

Lot 1021 Dα

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18.000 € - 20.000 €

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