Offered by: Mayfair Gallery
39 South Audley Street London W1K 2PP , England Call Seller 44.207.491.3435


Pair of ormolu and patinated bronze Restauration period wall lights

$ 22,500
  • Description
    Pair of ormolu and patinated bronze Restauration period wall lights
    French, c.1825
    Height 48cm, width 44cm, depth 34cm
    Dating from the Restauration period, these beautiful wall-lights combine a variety of stylistic influences to make a an exceptional pair of interior pieces. Each object features a winged putto descending from above, holding out a scrolling branch with two lights in each hand. The branches feature elaborate and profuse gilded decoration in acanthus leaves and floral motifs. The dark tone of the patinated bronze creates a pleasing contrast with the sumptuous gilding on the lights, the graceful movement of the putti matches and highlights the object's function purpose. They make an elegant and enviable pair indeed.
  • More Information
    Origin: France
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Ormolu, patinated bronze.
    Creation Date: 1825
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 13562
    Incollect Reference #: 567074
  • Dimensions
    W. 17.32 in; H. 18.9 in; D. 13.39 in;
    W. 44 cm; H. 48 cm; D. 34 cm;
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Mayfair Gallery is a leading gallery in the field of art and antiques, holding a large collection of unique pieces for sale. The breadth of the gallery’s collection is wide, and includes items from a range of periods, styles and geographical origins, as well as works by famous artists and craftsmen. The main focus of the gallery’s collection is, however, on items produced during the 19th and early 20th century.

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