A pair of Russian ormolu candelabra in the manner of Friedrich Bergenfeldt, late 18th century.
For four candles
Each with a standing female figure holding a urn on her head issuing a central steam turminating with a flaming candleholder and three scrolled candlearms with leaf-cast candleholders. The plint base decorated with griffins and masks.
Bronzier Friederich Bergenfeldt 1760-1814/22
Friederich bergenfeldt was a German born Bronzier. He may well have worked in Paris before coming to St: Petersburg since his bronzes show a distinct similarity with the work of Parisian Bronzier Claude Gallé. 1801 he was back and working in St: Petersburg. Friederich Bergenfeldt was very productive and with out a doubt one of the finest Bronziers ever to have worked in Russia.
He supplied a numerous of bronzes for the Russian Imperial court and the aristocracy.