Empire and classicism

Pair of big 6-flamy empire candelabra, France around 1825

Nr: 1181

Directoire.

Bronze burnished and gilds with swan motives. Original state!

In 18 cent. the bronze works became so much a leading form of a certain form of the inside decoration that the art history has stamped once the word of the "new Bronze Age".

 

Height: 83.5 cm (32,9 inches) | Ø Spouts: 30.5 cm (12 inches) | Ø Base: 18 cm (7,1 inches)

Literature comparison: Ottomeyer / Pröschel "gilt bronze ", side: 393

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