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    antique pair french ormolu cherub candlesticks c.1870

    Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870
    • Antique Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candlesticks c.1870

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    This is a delightful antique pair of 19th century French ormolu and marble candlesticks, circa 1870 in date.

     
    The candlesticks feature cherub stems supporting beaded sconces while standing on fluted plinths above verde antico marble bases.
     
    There is no mistaking their unique quality and design, which is sure to be cherished by any admirer of French ormolu.
     

    Condition:
     
    In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
     
     
     
    Dimensions in cm:
     
    Height 40 x Width 18 x Depth 14
     
    Dimensions in inches:
     
    Height 1 foot, 4 inches x Width 7 inches x Depth 5 inches
     

    Our reference: 08482
    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.

    Width (cm):
    18
    Height (cm):
    40
    Depth (cm):
    14
    Price: £1,050.00

    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
    T: 02088099605
    E: info@regentantiques.com
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