Napoléon iii Inkstand and Pair of Candlesticks

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Louis XV-style desk set composed of a gilt and patinated bronze inkstand and two matching candlesticks. The inkstand is embellished with gadrooned leaves, scrollwork, and Rocaille and topped with a cupid wearing a sash. He is holding a paper in one hand and a bouquet of flowers in the other. An inkwell is set in the center of the lively base. Each candlestick is decorated with asymmetrical foliage, giving it a sense of movement that is dominated by curves and counter curves. Napoleon III period.

Inkstand dimensions: L 6.3 in (16 cm), W 4.7 in (12 cm), H 7.1 in (18 cm).
Candlestick dimensions: L 3.3 in (8.5 cm), W 3.3 in (8.5 cm), H 5.3 in (13.5 cm).

circa 1860.

Details

    Dimensions
    7.09 in. H x 6.3 in. W x 4.72 in. D
    18 cm H x 16 cm W x 12 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Paris, France
  • Number of Items
    3
  • Reference Number
    LU206534850153
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Located in Paris, FR

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