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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

    H 7.09 in. x W 6.3 in. x D 4.73 in.

    H 18 cm x W 16 cm x D 12 cm

  • Seller location
    Paris, FR
  • Seller reference number
    1825
  • Sold As
    Set of 3
  • Reference number
    LU206534850153

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