Lot 256

Pair of LOUIS XVI FLAMBEAUX in chased and gilt bronze. The shaft with rough grooves with asparagus tips, on a base with a laurel cord and a frieze of pearls. The vase style holders on pedestals with friezes of pearls. Original bobèches. Gilding with ground gold. Louis XVI period. Height. 27,5 cm. (restorations, one barrel resoldered). Provenance: descendant of Claret (1805-1886), architect-decorator of Napoleon III protected by Baron James de Rothschild. A pair of Louis XVI period gilt bronze torch.