Offered by Sylvain Rochas
Furniture and objets d'art of the 18th century
Rare pair of chased and gilt bronze candlesticks of the Louis XVI period.
Circular base with water leaves, guilloche and small pearl
Fluted truncated conical shaft; water-leaf tap; guilloche bobèches
Very fine chasing on the whole
Very beautiful gilding with mercury in perfect condition
Parisian model of the years 1785-1790
Attributed to Antoine RAVRIO, one of the famous bronzemakers of the period who worked under the direction of Jean Hauré to furnish the castles of the crown Fontainebleau, Compiègne, Saint Cloud.
There are a number of variants of this model, with varying qualities.
Our model is part of the most beautiful creations, because of its chiseling