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Pair of Patinated Bronze Putti Five-Light Candelabras, France, 1880

$10,000per set


Important pair of Neoclassical Louis XV style dark patinated and gilded bronze figural putti candelabras. The patinated bronze shaft depicting a winged putti or cherub with a rose garland draped across his shoulder, on the back of patinated bronze cylinder plinth it is signed with initials AD with a star above it. Each putti supporting a mercury gold bronze torchière with adorned with pan flute, tamborine and horn gathered at the ribbon-tied stem sprouting 5 gilded bronze candle branches terminating in leaf and berry ornamented candle holders with beaded drip-pan. Each putti stands on an cylindrical verde green marble stepped plinth adorned with intricately mercury gold bronze rose floral garland and scrolled acanthus leaf design molding. The musical putti was the spirit of music whose rhythms and melodies quickened the heartbeat and stirred the soul.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 25.5 in. (64.77 cm)Diameter: 6 in. (15.24 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Rococo (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid-19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. one bo-bash cap missing.
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 100241stDibs: 12011092278

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