French Candle Lamps, 19th Century

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An extraordinary pair of early 19th century French lamps.

Ormolu putti rest on white oval marble bases with gilt beaded rims. One putti rests near a globe, the other holds a torch. The candles, held on pierced supports, are shaded in green tole half shades. Most unusual and attractive. 19th century, in the Louis XVI style. H. 13″, w. 7″. $ 765 the pair.