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A pair of Louis XV mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.
A pair of louis xv mid 18th century three-light wall-lights.

Gilt bronze. Height 63 cm.

Drilled for electricity.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

80 000 - 100 000 SEK

7 421 - 9 276 EUR

Literature

Ottomeyer / Pröschel, Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich 1986, part I, page 140, no 2.11.8, example of a model of Louis XV applique designed by Nicolas Pineau, Paris, circa 1740 (see attached pictures).
Reinier Baarsen, Decorative Ats in the Rijksmuseum, Paris 1650-1900, 2013, page 122, print by Juste-Aurèle Meissonniers, published circa 1748, shows an ideal rococo interior where a pair of Louis XV applique flank a large wall mirror to reflect the light from the wax candles as much as possible.

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The lot shows the French Rococo sense of form for the organic vegetative overall effect for the entire interior, which included furniture, mirrors, wall panels and appliqués.

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