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Pair of three branch candelabra

French
about 1785
Possibly by Pierre-Philippe Thomire (French, 1751–1843), In the manner of François Rémond (French (Paris), 1747–1812)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.75a-b

Medium or Technique

Gilt bronze, Sevres porcelain plaques

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

A pair of three-branch candelabra, rectangular base on four supports, with semi-circular ends surmounted by melusine figure supporting candle brackets; dark bronze and ormolu.

Provenance

According to tradition, owned by the Amory family of Boston; By 1921, Miss Martha C. Codman. 1944, sold to the MFA.

Credit Line

Charles Hitchcock Tyler Residuary Fund