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A Magnificent Pair of Louis XV Style Ormolu & Crystal Girandoles Probably by Baccarat

H: 75 in / 191 cm  |  Dia: 29 in / 74 cm

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A Magnificent Pair of Louis XV Style
Ormolu & Crystal Girandoles
Probably by Baccarat

Constructed from finely cast and chased ormolu, the imposing floor candelabra—almost 2-meters tall—are supported on four lion’s paw feet surrounding a central finial and concentric laurel leaves with acanthus scrolls, supporting the main branchwork, composed of five arms dressed with a myriad of French crystal drops, rosettes,  and obelisks. Fitted for electricity: five candles each and additional filament bulbs.
French, Circa 1890

REF No. 9282

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