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Large pair of antique candelabra signed James Pradier
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14500 € (port +150€)
Others, Napoléon III, XIX

Important pair of neoclassical style candelabras representing two young women in the antique draped and each supporting a chandelier with seven lights.

The white marble bases are surrounded by gilded bronze and adorned with bas-reliefs in natural bronze also featuring two young women in the register of Roman mythology. The white marble highlights the two large bronze figures whose details are finely carved, including the drapes and expressive faces. At the top triumph two candlesticks with seven winding lights in finely chiseled gilt bronze down to the lower part of the binets.

Excellent workmanship and large dimensions, signed Pradier and Susse Frères.

James Pradier was born in 1790 and made a deep mark on the art world in the 19th century. Member of the Academy of Fine Arts, Grand Prix Sculpture de Rome, many of his works can be seen in the Louvre and the Orsay Museum. It also supplied the Chamber of Deputies in 1830.

The Susse foundry enjoyed significant success under the Second Empire, it was James Pradier who in 1841 made it known its heyday thanks to his creations.

Second Empire period.

Height: 88 cm
Width: 26 cm
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