A magnificent pair of Empire ormolu candlesticks in the maner of Jean Demosthene Dugourc.
Each with fluted, tapered shaft and delicate ornamentation, surmounted by three female heads, with their hair wreathed in marguerites.
At the top with bulbous nozzle drip-pan.
Finished with feet standing on a circular base, decorated with palmettes and a beaded edge.
Place of origin- France
Period- Empire, early 19th century
A small note- In 2010 the same pair of candlesticks was sold at Christie's in London.