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A pair of Louis XVI ormolu sconces

Circa 1780.

Height: 160 cm = 5 ft 3 ins.
Width: 210 cm
Depth: 45 cm

A pair of Louis XVI ormolu sconces

Circa 1780.

Height: 160 cm = 5 ft 3 ins.
Width: 210 cm
Depth: 45 cm

A pair of Louis XVI ormolu sconces

Circa 1780.

Height: 160 cm = 5 ft 3 ins.
Width: 210 cm
Depth: 45 cm

Descriptive

Each with central putto herm suporting two scrolling candle arms with laurel and channelled nozles, the tapering panelled back plate decorated with laurel garlands and terminated with a pine cone.
Circa 1770

In the manner of Jean Louis Prieur, painter, sculptor and designer who was a leading figure of the neo-classicism. He is famous for his designs for the renovation of the Warsaw Castle under the direction of the architect Victor Louis from 1766.
A pair of the same model is at Musée Cognacq Jay in Paris.