Made in France around c1850-80, possibly older into the 18thC. Taking a VERY RARE and UNUSUAL form of a tri footed CANDLESTICK IN Gilded bronze with UNUSUAL Crown finial sconces and INCREDIBLY DETAILED AND WELL CAST GILDED BRONZE LION HEADS WITH LION PAW ON BALL FEET. UNQUESTIONABLY THE WORK OF A MASTER CRAFTSMAN, AN IMPORTANT ARTISAN AND MAKER OF THE 18/19THC. WITH THE QUALITY OF MANUFACTURE OF THE ABSOLUTE HIGHEST, THE CROWN SCONCES AND LACQUERED BLACK BRONZE RIBBED PILLARS, THIS HAS THE FEEL TO IT OF AN 18THC COMMISSIONED PIECE FOR THE ROYAL HOUSEHOLD OF KING LOUIS XVI.We are willing to bet that this is a very RARE and IMPORTANT ANTIQUE. For condition, see photos and please read sellers notes. Measures 15.5cm tall with a diameter across the sconce of 4.7cm approx. A RARE EXAMPLE OF A CONTINENTAL FRENCH ANTIQUE PAIR OF CANDLESTICKS OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY AND THE MOST SUPERIOR AESTHETICS.... GRAB YOURSELF THE BARGAIN OF THE CENTURY!!!!!!! NOTE; This is just a straightforward, good old fashioned Downsizing clearout , Everything must go and is priced to sell accordingly, regardless of its true value or worth....
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The item "SUPERB Pair RARE Antique 19thC FRENCH EMPIRE Gilt Bronze footed CANDLESTICKS" is in sale since Thursday, November 29, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectables\Metalware\Bronze". The seller is "cathdomesticgodess" and is located in Liverpool.This item can be shipped worldwide.