Refined And Rare Pair Of Gilt Bronze Empire French Candlesticks After Thomire
Pair of gilt bronze Empire French candlesticks after Thomire
Elegant pair of Empire French candlesticks with beautifully carved decorations, after Thomire. The candle holder has the shape of a vase, with finely carved decorations of flowers and dots. This candle holder rests on a basket filled with flowers, fruit and leaves. The basket itself has a wicker pattern. Finally the base of this pair of French candlesticks has decorations of flowers. Also the decorations on the base have a shiny gilded ring in the middle. This makes this pair of French candlesticks very special.
This fine pair of French candlesticks is very elegant and decorative, mainly because of the variety and beauty of the decorations in both matte and shiny gilding. It has been executed in mercury gilded bronze with original matte and glossy gilding and beautifully detailed carving. They are in a very good condition.
29 cm high, diameter of the base 12 cm.
Weight: 1.5 kg (for the pair).