Decorated with antique figures, a man and a woman, classically draped, supporting an urn delivering three leafy branches adorned with poppies, gadrooned bobèches, raised on a cylindrical base applied with masks, resting on a circular base decorated with palmettes and square plinth. Good overall condition.
Directoire period (1795-1799).
H. 50,5 cm.
Private collection, France.
- An identical pair but with two branches of lights, sold at Piasa, May 15, 2009, Hôtel Drouot, lot 226.
- A suite of four candelabra, two of which are identical, sold at Christie's New York, May 8, 2020, lot 254 (union of two pairs).
- An identical pair in the collection of the Banque de France, Hôtel de Toulouse, exhibited on the cylinder desk of the Régence lounge.