Lot 1471 | Paar monumentale Empire-Girandolen7-flg.; Bronze, gold-plated and black patina. Of winged claw feet-worn, high rectangular Base with three-sided appliqued Füllhörnern and Lyra with rich foliage. On one, of a Rosette worn ball-standing Victorian in the ground a long, flowing dress, in the hands of a Laurel wreath holding. On this basis, six cornucopia-like chandelier arms with leaf tendrils and flowers. Vase-shaped spout with removable Traufschalen. H. 137 cm.
This candelabra correspond to the design for the goddess of victory Viktoria from Charles Percier, in 1802, for the equipment of the boudoir of Josephine Bonaparte created. The figure of Victoria was a popular image in the design of the interior. Pierre-Philippe Thomire took over the design of Percier often for chandelier and table into essays until the 1830s.
Cf. Otto Meyer/Pröschel, Gilt Bronzes, Vol. I, p. 328, 5.2.1 f., p. 382, 5.16.1, p. 392, 5.17.9.
A pair of monumental bronze Empire girandoles.
France. 19. Century
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