Russian antique ormolu candlesticks.

Russian antique ormolu candlesticks.
A fine pair of Russian early 19th century ormolu candlesticks. Set on circular bases with stiff leaf and dart decoration to the outside top edge, a burnished concentric circle and a cross hatched decoration within. A similar decoration is found at the bottom of the stem and is matched on the rim of the drip pan. The stem is bulbous with reeding and has a band to the centre of the stem cast with roses. The candles sconce is decorated with bands of stars and lotus leaves. Exceptionally fine casting and original fire/ mercury gilded ormolu. For an almost identical pair see Igor Sychev's " The Russian Chandeliers" #636 pp134. Circa 1815. 7 inches high by 4 inch diameter ( 17.5 cms by 10 cms).

Stock Number: 3597

Origin: Russia

Price: SOLD

Availability: SOLD

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