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French fine desk chandelier, ormolu and pearl, paris circa 1830
French fine desk chandelier, ormolu and pearl, paris circa 1830 - Lighting Style Restauration - Charles X French fine desk chandelier, ormolu and pearl, paris circa 1830 - French fine desk chandelier, ormolu and pearl, paris circa 1830 - Restauration - Charles X Antiquités - French fine desk chandelier, ormolu and pearl, paris circa 1830
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Period :
19th century
Medium :
Ormolu, pearl
Dimensions :
H. 18.5 inch
Lighting  - French fine desk chandelier, ormolu and pearl, paris circa 1830 19th century - French fine desk chandelier, ormolu and pearl, paris circa 1830 Restauration - Charles X - French fine desk chandelier, ormolu and pearl, paris circa 1830 Antiquités - French fine desk chandelier, ormolu and pearl, paris circa 1830
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French fine desk chandelier, ormolu and pearl, paris circa 1830

Rare bronze desk torch Ormolu and chased two sconces.
The circular base pearl finely engraved accidents) and rimmed bronze palmette frieze, it is adorned with a two-headed eagle with outstretched wings.
The shaped sconces abundances of horns are adjustable by a screw-shaped lyre, a push button to bring up a range adjustable door too high.
A sultan head adorns the top of the barrel.

Work Parisien said the "Palais Royal", Charles X period to 1825-1830.

Height: 47 cm

The context of creation of this office is quite special torch between the double-headed eagle symbol of Russia and the man's head turbaned probably representing a sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
This is probably an order of an officer following the participation of France alongside Russia in the war of independence that led Greece against the Ottoman Empire.

The Morea expedition in 1827 was much more than armed intervention Franco-Russe Columbia, a French expeditionary force composed of seventeen scientists are responsible for work (natural history, archeology, architecture, .... Sculpture).

As the Egyptian campaign years earlier, the enthusiasm of French was enormous, to the point that the turban became in the 1830s a cap fashionable among Parisian!

This type of object combining pearl bronze was sold in the shops of the Royal Palace, sewing kits, key-rings, candle holders, letters ... ..
Of high aesthetic quality including gilding and carving, successes quickly surpassed the French borders to make the "object" to return to Paris in the 1830s.

Antiquités Franck Baptiste

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