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    antique pair french ormolu & marble candelabra c1850 19th century

    Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu & Marble Candelabra C1850 19th Century
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu & Marble Candelabra C1850 19th Century
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu & Marble Candelabra C1850 19th Century
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu & Marble Candelabra C1850 19th Century
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu & Marble Candelabra C1850 19th Century
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu & Marble Candelabra C1850 19th Century
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu & Marble Candelabra C1850 19th Century
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu & Marble Candelabra C1850 19th Century
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu & Marble Candelabra C1850 19th Century
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu & Marble Candelabra C1850 19th Century
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu & Marble Candelabra C1850 19th Century
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu & Marble Candelabra C1850 19th Century
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu & Marble Candelabra C1850 19th Century
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu & Marble Candelabra C1850 19th Century

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    A large and magnificent antique pair of French gilt bronze ormolu and Verde Antico marble six light candleabra, circa 1850 in date.

     
    The candleabra each feature five reeded scrolling arms with scalloped drip pans and turned nozzles surmounted by a further central nozzle issuing from an acanthus and lotus mounted triple cluster tapering marble column.
     
    Each candelbra is raised on acanthus and lotus scrolling feet on tripartite platform bases.
     

    They are delightful objects which will look fabulous in any surrounding.
     
     
    Condition:
     
    In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
     
     
    Dimensions in cm:
     
    Height 65 x Width 29 x Depth 29
     
    Dimensions in inches:
     
    Height 2 foot, 2 inches x Width 11 inches x Depth 11 inches
     

    Our reference: A1346
    Ormolu(from French 'or moulu', signifying ground or pounded gold) is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-caratgoldin amercuryamalgamto an object ofbronze.The mercury is driven off in akilnleaving behind a gold-coloured veneerknown as'gilt bronze'.
     
    The manufacture of true ormolu employs a process known as mercury-gilding orfire-gilding, in which a solution ofnitrate of mercuryis applied to a piece ofcopper,brass, or bronze, followed by the application of anamalgamof gold and mercury. The item was then exposed to extreme heat until the mercury burned off and the gold remained, adhered to the metal object.
     
    Serpentine Marble / Verde Antico
     
    Serpentine is a major rock forming mineral and is found as a constituent in many metamorphic and weathered igneous rocks. Serpentine's structure is composed of layers of silicate tetrahedrons linked into sheets; this structure is what gives it its high flexural strength rating.
     
    Verde Antico is the commercial name for the serpentine “marble” derived from highly sheared ultramafic rocks that have been rewelded and metasomatized by the process of serpentinization. These ultramafic bodies are now recognized as segments of ancient oceanic crust that became part of the eastern North American continent during the Taconian orogeny. This is considered to be middle Ordovician in age, around 450 million years ago.
     
    More deformation and metamorphism took place during the Acadian orogeny around 360 million years ago.

    Width (cm):
    29
    Height (cm):
    65
    Depth (cm):
    29
    Price: £4,250.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for.

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    Regent Antiques Limited

    We are one of the UK's premier furniture dealers and have been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental furniture, silver, porcelain, and decorative items both antique and contemporary. We exhibit our collection in classy showrooms in our large warehouse very close to the centre of London.

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    N4 1BX
    UNITED KINGDOM
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