Antique French Empire ormolu candlesticks.

Antique French Empire ormolu candlesticks.
Antique French Empire ormolu candlesticks of outstanding quality. Set on a circular base with unusually a decorated band aound the top outside edge of the base comprising dots within diamonds. Within this is a gadrooned moulding leading to the domed foot of the stem of the candlestick. Around the bottom a moulding of stiff leaf decoration. This rises to a waist decorated with star flowers. This again rises to a gadrooned cup holding the rest of the stem which in turn is decorated with a band of dots within diamonds leading to a section of eight pointed stars within swirled tranlines. Rising again to two thin bands of star flowers seperated with a section of vertical lines. Finally another band of stars within swirling tramlines. The drip pan is original and has a decorative edge. The gilding is original and most importantly the threaded rod holding all together is also original. France circa 1815. 11 inches high by 4.5 inch diameter base ( 27.5 cm by 11.25 cm).

Stock Number: 5246

Price: £2,450

Availability: In Stock

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