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Pair of neoclassical bronze candlesticks, Napoleon III period in France circa 1860. The second Empire style was a highly eclectic style of architecture and decorative arts, which used elements of many different historical styles like classical Roman and Corinthian architecture with a rich embellished detailed decoration. Their original finish is alternating combination of burnished gilding and an intense dark patina. They are standing on lion's claws and triangular pedestals. They will hold regular candles.
Sold As: Set of 2
Style: Napoleon III (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Gilt Bronze
Place of Origin: France
Date of Manufacture: circa 1860