Pair of antique French candelabra held by Blackamoor figures

£25,000

These monumental twelve light candelabra are held aloft by two delicately carved Blackamoor figures, a sculpture form popular in early modern Europe.

 

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Description

The pair of candelabra are each set upon rock form bases on three feet, and feature wooden 'Blackamoor' figures, one male and one female, entwined with dolphin form supports. Each of the figures holds aloft a twelve light candelabra of ormolu and droplets of cut glass.

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
19th Century
Period
19th Century
Style
Figurative Art
Material
Cut Glass, Ebonised Wood, Giltwood, Ormolu (Gilt Bronze), Painted Wood
Colour
Black, Clear, Cream, Gold, Grey

Dimensions

Height
266 cm / 104.7 inches
Width
94 cm / 37 inches
Depth
94 cm / 37 inches

Reference:
012180

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