Works of Art
Works of Art du 19th century
An empire patinated and gilded bronze pair of candelabras
DIMENSIONS : l. 11.81 .inH. 25.59 .in
MATERIAUX : Patinated and gilded bronze
PROVENANCE : France
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One Representing, a woman draped in antique allegory of summer, holding a sickle and crowned with ears of corn braided patinated bronze candelabra carrying a six lights gadrooned scrolls, the other a man also dressed the ancient allegory of autumn, holding a sickle winemaker, the hair adorned with bunches of grapes. Each standing light contra posto a tripod base clawfoot The set is decorated with leaves, flowers and curls,
patterns of water and fluted leaves.
The quality of execution bronzes, the fineness of the carving are closer to the great work of the time bronziers Pierre-Philippe Thomire Claude Galle and André Antoine Ravrio.