Matched Pair of Neo-Classical Bronze Torcheres

France

Circa 1860

Each with a circular dished top on a ring-turned bamboo-cast shaft issuing tendrils, on three panther mask monopodia together with a pair of spirit lamps, one depicting musical scenes the other crafts.  

Both converted for electricity and bearing metal plaques:  Lamp ‘Etoile’ Bonneterre Paris 47 Chausee d’Antin

For a similar pair without lamps: Christies sale 5436   30.3.11

Overall height:    73.2” (186cm)

Width of base:     19” (48cm)

Torcheres only:    57” (145cm)

 £14,500

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