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A Russian pair of ormolu candlesticks, early 19th century

A Russian pair of ormolu candlesticks, early 19th century.

In ormolu and patinated bronze, probably Moscow.

Each candlestick with a patinated faceted tapering steam, decorated with female masks and headed by a lotus and palmette decorated candleholder. A  circular spreading base decorated with lotus flowers and centered by a sphere under paw feet.

A pair of identical candlesticks can be found at the Historical Museum in Moscow.

H. 35 cm

Condition: 

Good condition, minor ware consistent with age

 

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