A fine pair of Louis XV ormolu two-light candelabra on a shaped circular base with a tapering octagonal stem and a baluster finial, issuing two scrolled arms supporting cylindrical sockets. The top part consisting of candle arms and finial removable transforming the candelabra to a candlestick (see photo). Of high craftsmanship with superb ormolu gilding.
Comparative literature: Bernhard Mahot: Les Chandeliers & Bougeoirs – L’Éclairage de nos Aieux, 2012, p. 158
Condition: very good, min. wear consistent with age and use, minor fading – detailed condition report on request