Pair of French Empire Gilt Bronze Love Symbols Candlesticks or Cassolettes

GBP 2,900.00

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Object Description

Pair of 19th century French empire gilt bronze love symbols candlesticks or Cassolettes

A pair of Empire style mid-19th century gilt and partially patinated bronze cassolettes that can be turned into candlesticks: raised on a column-shaped black patinated pedestal with a square gilt bronze base, the pedestal decorated with a Neoclassical gilt bronze applique depicting a trophy with a quiver, a bow and a burning torch symbolizing love. Each cassolette cast with a krater shaped vase featuring two handles in the shape of stylized fishes, surmounted by an openwork laurel leaf frieze cover topped by a pine cone finial which, when being turned around, reveals a candle nozzle so the cassolettes can be used as candlesticks. Base, vase and cover in gilt bronze guilloche with pearl and Bourbon lily patterns.

Object Condition

Good, wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading. partially dented, partially with areas of corrosion – detailed condition report on request

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Jakob F. Mueller Antiquitaeten
Fasanenstrasse 28
Berlin
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Germany

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