Antique French figural, Gothic pair candlesticks on silvered bases, Charles X period.

A fine pair of original mercury gilt and silvered bronze Gothic style figural candlesticks from the Charles X period. On square silvered bronze bases rising on ormolu stands decorated with acanthus leaf are the figures of a young man and young woman in late Medieval dress, he with feathered cap, holding a sword in one hand and the candle holder in the other. The young woman on long flowing dress with head dress and roses in one hand and the candleholder, again with Acanthus decoration in the other. Beautiful original condition and very well modelled, cast and finished figures. French. Circa 1828-30. 12.75 inches high by 4inches square at the base. ( 31.875 cm by 10 cm).

Stock Number: 5129

Price: £2,550

Availability: In Stock

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