Antique French cast metal bronze d'or rococo style wall candelabra


Shipping to United States: $53.97

A heavy bronze d'or ormolu metal wall candelabra with aged patina.
A unique piece from the early 19th century or perhaps before.
The candelabra has a decorative back plate in the shape of entwined foliage, with two branches coming from it. The form is of typically classical rococo motifs, swags of leaves and floral details. Each cup candle holder is also shaped with leaves and a cross hatch background, resembling thistle heads. These have naturalistic foliate saucers to catch the melting wax.
The candelabra came from the attics of an Eighteenth Century Nobleman's house, It does not appear to have been cleaned, waxed or lacquered in many years and would definitely benefit from some attention and a polish to bring it back to its former glory. It is a rare survivor that has not been converted to electricity.
There are a couple of letters and numbers incised in to the back, one of the branches is bolted on as the item would have been cast in several pieces.
Size approx height 40cm, depth 21cm, width across arms at saucers 28cm.

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