A pair of early 19th century bronze Chinese figure candlesticks. The figures are sat crossed legged holding in their hand a gilded brass torch and sitting on a circular gilded brass plinth. The candle holders comprise of an umbrella shaped circular arrangement of ten cut glass drops or prisms held from ten fleur-de-lis gilded brass decorations in the centre of which is a candle holder to match. The Chinese men are holding the torches in their left and right hands respectively. The candlesticks are in good condition and have a good colour with age. (Circa 1840) Height 20.7cm (8.1 inches) Diameter of Base 9cm (3.5 inches) Bronze & Gilt Metal Candlesticks
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