Lot 60

A pair of Italian figurative candle holders in bronze, 16th century

From castles and palaces - selected art and works of art from antiquity to the 20th century | A87p | Live auction | 245 Lots

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The bronze candelabras forged in one piece with a heavy greenish-brown patina due to age, moulded iron prickets. Trefoil pedestals, the bases in the shape of recumbent sphinxes. These bearing fully sculptured figures of Venus, balancing the fluted drip pans on her head and supporting them with her right hand. Height of each 23 cm.
Condition: II - III

Condition Report:
The sphinxes incomplete at the back, one paw missing in each case. One candelabra with a small replacement on the base plate, the other with a crack between the wings of the sphinxes.

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The auction includes 246 lots and starts on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 4 pm (CET). The pre-sale viewing will take place from September 19 - 24, 2020 from 10 am to 6 pm (CET).