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Antique Napoleon III Period Gilt Bronze & Onyx Cherub Candlesticks

A pair of, French, Napoleon III period gilt bronze & onyx candlesticks. The putti seated on a naturalistic base entwined in a fruiting vine issuing a single candle sconce. The circular onyx bases with finely cast and chased vine leaf and grape border with beaded rim. Retaining the original mercury gilding. Sconces drilled for electricity.

Height 10 1/2“ (27cm)

Diameter 6“ (15cm)


Circa 1860