A fine pair of Omolu and Patinated bronze French Empire figural Candlesticks in manner of Thomire

A fine pair of early 19th century French Empire figural candlesticks in the style of Thomire. The classically dressed maiden stands with arms cross in finely patinated bronze. Balanced upon her head is the fire gilded ormolu sconce in tulip form. Standing atop the circular ormolu stepped base with finely cast anthemion flowers running round the base. All standing upon the patinated bronze square base. An entirely ormolu model by Thomire can be seen in "Musee national Chateau de Fontainebleau Catalogue des collections de mobiler" pp 41 and on pp. 202 and again in "Les bronzes du mobilier national 1800-1870" on pp 83. French circa 1820-30 31.5cm High

Stock Number: 5560

Origin: France

Price: £2,050

Availability: In Stock

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