Offered by Galerie Lamy Chabolle
Decorative art from 18th to 20th century
Claude Galle (1759-1815)
Pair of candlesticks.
This pair of candlesticks shows a claw foot resting on a base with palmettes firezes. The fluted shaft bears antique masks and the binet is similar to the one on a pair of candlesticks delivered by Claude Galle in 1807 to the palace of Fontainebleau.
Bibliography: J.P. Samoyault, Pendules et bronzes d'ameublement entrés sous le Premier Empire, Paris, 1989, p. 172, fig. 151.
For an identical model, see the Artcurial sale of 18 June 2013, lot 161.
45 000 €