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Lot 13: A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND CHINESE PORCELAIN THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA
The Exceptional Sale
July 4, 2013
London, United Kingdom
Description: A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND CHINESE PORCELAIN THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA THE PORCELAIN QIANLONG (1736-1795), THE ORMOLU MID-18TH CENTURY Each modelled with a white cockerel with iron red and black combs and wattles, standing on a brown-washed treetrunk base, above a pierced foliate and C-scrolled base issuing entwined branches decorated with acanthus, oak leaves and acorns terminating in conforming nozzles and drip pans, lacking two foliate ormolu elements 27½ in. (70 cm.) high; 19 in. (46.5 cm.) wide (2)
Provenance: Aquired by the present owners in the 1980s.