Pair of Louis XV Gilt-Bronze, Porcelain and Tôle Candlesticks


each with a rococo leaf-cast nozzle supported on a branch with tôle leaves and porcelain flowers fronted by a cherub representing one of the Senses standing on a base formed of rococo scrollwork

Height 18 cm (7 inches)
Width 10 cm (4 inches)
Depth 10 cm (4 inches)
circa 1745-9

The gilt-bronze elements struck with the crowned C, a tax mark used between 1745 and 1749 on all alloys incorporating copper