Pair French bronze & ormolou Monkey candlesticks.


A pair of French bronze & ormolou candlesticks, c. 1870. The seated bronze monkeys grasping a fluted cornucopia, with leaves, berries & fruit spilling from the top, & surmounted by the sconces. Seated upon a grassy mound base, cast with leaves. The whole set upon elaborate Rococo scroll bases, beneath a laurel wreath border.
The details of both the bronze monkeys, & the ormolou mounts are finely hand finished, with the gilding remaining in excellent condition.

Medium: Bronze & ormolou.

Height:  16.50 cm, 6.50"
Width:  9.60 cm, 3.78"

Condition: Excellent condition. No damage or repairs.

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