Candelabrum

French (Paris)
mid-19th century
After Louis-Félix de La Rue (1731–1765)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Overall: 37.1cm (14 5/8in.) x 13.9 cm (5 1/2in.)(diameter of base)

Accession Number

65.2222

Medium or Technique

Gilt- and patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

Pair of bronze figures mounted as candelabra on round beaded bronze dore bases with bronze dore branches. 65.222 bacchante with right leg raised, right arm down holding branch, left arm folded around the second branch. 65.2223 satyr in motion, right arm folded around one candle branch, left hand holding the other. Two-branch candelabrum, with patinated bronze figure of female child supporting gilt-bronze candle branches, standing on round gilt-bronze pedestal base, with beaded molding.

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection