A pair of gilt-bronze and porcelain shell candlesticks

Late 19th/early 20th Century
Each with indistinct blue glaze mark to underside; One further numbered: 3307
Each candlestick with a cream and mauve glazed porcelain conch shell issuing three naturalistic gilt-bronze foliate arms terminating in a floriform capital, raised overall on a gilt-bronze base with four feet in the form of rock with a sea flower set atop a quatrefoil glazed porcelain foundation decorated with sea creatures, 2 pieces
Each: 15.375" H x 11.375" W x 6" D

  • Condition: Each overall good condition with minor scuffs, light scratches, dust accumulation, and oxidation to bronze commensurate with age. Issues include, but are not limited to: one with minor chip to glaze along opening rim of shell.

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April 28, 2021 12:00 PM PDT
Monrovia, CA, US

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