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The bodies of patinated bronze, the mounts ormoulu. Reliefs around the center show cupids sacrificing. The design has been attributed to Boizot, and the execution to Feucheres, Etienne Forestier, or Gouthiere. A pair of similar candelabra are in the Wallace collection, F. 132.

Provenance

Sold by Helen Howard Hudson Whipple to the MFA for $100 [see note]. (Accession date: April 14, 1960) NOTE: Sold with MFA accession no. 60.243.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

about 1795

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Height: 50.16 cm (19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.244

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze, ormolu

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork