French Louis XV style gilded twin branch Candelabra

French Louis XV style gilded twin branch Candelabra

French Louis XV style gilded twin branch Candelabra

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French Louis XV style gilded twin branch Candelabra:
the twin branches and main body of stylised foliate form; with adjustable cartouche-shaped yellow silk screen.
Circa 1880, and restored.

Height:22"-56.0cm
Width:9"-23.0cm
Projection:5"-13.0cm
Glossary Words

Louis XV

King of France, 1723-1774. This style had graceful, sinuous, asymmetrical lines with rococo themes.

rococo

From 'rocaille', the French word for rock- and shell-work in grottoes. Its diminutive form 'rococo' was later used to describe the playful, naturalistic motifs of fruit, flowers, foliage, shells, and asymmetrical scrolling ornament popular from the early 18th century.

cartouche

Tablet or panel like a piece of paper with scrolling edges.

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