Antique and unusual pair of gilt and silvered bronze, inlaid marble 6 sconce candelabra.

Antique and unusual pair of 6 sconce candelabra. The 8 sided marble base set on four winged paw feet. The base has a silvered bronze collar decorated with a bacchanalian scene of men and women before the figure of Bacchus. Standing on the base holding up further elements are the beautifully cast figures of three children with their arms raised and with laurel leaf wreaths and swags in their hands. They hold the last element a fine rouge marble egg with inlay of vine leaves and a collar of wild strawberries in bold relief and three silvered bronze masks of Bacchus. Finally the five candle branches and central stem with candle sconces in a tulip shape. French circa 1860. All original gilding and silvering. Attributed to H.Picard. An identical pair has mounts stamped H.Picard ( I haven't looked). 23 inches high by 6.5 inch maximum diameter of base by 9 inch maximum dimension of candle sconces ( 57.5 cm by 16.25 cm by 22.5 cm).

Stock Number: 4774

Price: £6,550

Availability: In Stock

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