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Pair French Ormolu Chinese Porcelain Twin Light Candelabra Kangxi 18th Century


£3,850 | $5,126 USD | €4,362 EUR
Item Number: SA668744
Date of manufacture: 18th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Patrick Howard Antiques
This antique has been viewed 21 times in the past month with the most views from France.


An Exceptionally Fine Quality Pair of French Louis XVI Ormolu-Mounted High Glazed Turquoise Porcelain Twin Arm Candelabra of generous proportions and good heavy gauge.
The Porcelain Kangxi (1662-1722). The Mounts Circa 1780.
Each modelled as a Buddhist seated Lion seated on a very unusual two tier base with four Ram’s heads and claw feet, supported on toupie ormolu feet, flanked by a pillar below a stunning twin arm Candelabra with a central ornately cast finial and reeded candleholders. The finely chased sconces issuing from twin scrolling arms complete with their original firm fitting drip pans.
Condition: Superb condition these pieces have been professionally re-gold plated, no losses to porcelain. Back and front views are similar.
Height: (entire as shown) 14.5" (36.5cm). Width: (across arms) 9.75" (25cm). Width: (at base) 5.5” (14cm). Depth: (at base) 4.5” (11.5cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
Affordable Fixed Price Worldwide Store to door shipping.
Provenance: Acquired from Frank Partridge and Sons New York in 1976.
Sold by Christies New York: Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Height = 36.5 cm (14.4")
Width = 25 cm (9.8")
Depth = 11.5 cm (4.5")

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Patrick Howard Antiques
52 Francis Street

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