|Antique pair of very unusual figural bronze candlesticks.
A true pair of candlesticks with a Male and Female devil figure in gilt bronze with wings, horns and tail standing upon a patinated bronze tortoise and with a serpent writhing around their feet.
Each figure holds high a pair of bellows which is heating up a gilt bronze cauldron ( for molten metal) and which forms the candle holder.
Probably French and dating from circa 1870.
10 inches high (24cm).