• Brass & Metals
Lot 1116

ASSORTED FRENCH BRASS CANDLESTICKS, LOT OF THREE

Estimate: $200 - $300
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$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

ASSORTED FRENCH BRASS CANDLESTICKS, LOT OF THREE, comprising a pair with twelve-paneled scalloped and dome-form foot, baluster-form fluted stem with matching candle cups, hexagonal knop and threaded construction; and a cast French Baroque-style example, octagonal form and stepped foot, overall heavy chisel and chase decoration featuring stylized objects including lyres, foliage, fleur-de-lis, fountains and scattered busts of women and emperors. 1740-1760. Pair 9 1/4" H, 5" D foot and 9 3/8" H, 5 3/8" SQ overall foot.
Literature: Pair parallels Schiffer - The Brass Book, p. 200, fig. B.
Chased example parallels Bangs - The Lear Collection, p. 350, fig. 350.

Condition

Very good overall condition with expected wear and very minimal denting, chased example with a repair to stem below the candle cup and slightly tilted.

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions.