A Pair of French Gilt Bronze Figural Eight-Light Candelabra, 19th century. Marks: F. BARBEDIENNE FONDEUR...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
DescriptionA Pair of French Gilt Bronze Figural Eight-Light Candelabra, 19th century
Marks: F. BARBEDIENNE FONDEUR
41-1/2 inches high x 12 inches diameter (105.4 x 30.5 cm)
The pair of candelabra each surmounted by stork with outstretched wings, candlecups below raised by scrollwork emanating from standard, lower urn-form body with female figureheads to handles, neoclassical figures in low relief, raised on stepped slate bases.
Estimate: $2,300 - $3,300.
Some bending to arms, some rubbing, light flake to slate, one urn with slight push to base causing candelabrum to rest with slight lean, with wear commensurate with age and use.
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