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Splendid & Massive French Rococo Silver Gilt 9-Light Candelabra

Splendid & Massive French Rococo Silver Gilt 9-Light Candelabra


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Continental: Pre 1900: Item # 1440604

Please refer to our stock # BU293 when inquiring.
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Pair of splendid and massive French Rococo 950 silver 9-light candelabra, ca 1880. Each: Baluster shaft on raised base with leaf-capped brackets and 4 scrolled feet. Low-relief shell, leaf, and scroll ornament. Central socket on open and twisting leaf shaft, surrounded by 8 scrolled and leaf-wrapped arms, each terminating in single socket. Sockets are leaf-wrapped and wax pans have irregular and striated leafy rim. Gilding soft and toned.

Refined and sumptuous with gorgeous shimmer.

Marks: Mercury export mark and maker’s stamps for Jules Piault and Gustave Leroy. Excellent condition. Lacks 2 bobeche liners.

Very large dimensions: H 35 x W 19 1/2 x D 19 1/2 in. Very heavy weight: 890 troy ounces. #BU293