Pair of ormolu candlesticks ornate with putti after the - For Sale
Pair of ormolu candlesticks ornate with putti after the
Pair of candlesticks in gilt bronze finely chiseled and decorated with two putti holding the barrel decorated with ripples and intertwined. The circular base is flanked by four feet in foliage. The rich ornamentation of these torches gives them a rococo style which is a continental art movement of the eighteenth century, which was widely copied and amplified in the era of Napoleon III. This pair was designed after a model by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (1695-1750). Napoléon III Period, Circa: 1860. Dim: W: 5,1 in - D: 5,1in - H: 8,3in.