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    A Fine Pair of French Louis XVI Gilt Bronze Candlesticks after a Design by Jean-Démosthène Dugourc, circa 1783
    16-1/4 x 6-3/8 x 6-3/8 inches (41.3 x 16.2 x 16.2 cm) (each)

    Property from the Collection of John Robert Clark

    A near identical example can be found in the Wallace Collection, London, inventory numbers F174 and F175. The candlesticks are cast in multiple parts and assembled.



    Condition Report*: Presenting beautifully, with striking gilding, and fine detail, faint signs of wear as expected with age and delicate handling.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2021
    22nd Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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