This pair of japanned metal vases with lids, adorned with ormolu bronze candelabra and feet, and pair of red scagliola stone pedestals, were designed and produced by Henri Picard, and come from a recent estate sale on the island of Corsica. An exceptional designer, bronzier and fondeur, Picard established his firm in 1831 in Paris and is famous for creating decorative objects for the apartments of Napoleon III (1808-1873) at the Louvre.
This magnificent pair of cast metal torchere lamps in the Renaissance style were made by the Edward F. Caldwell Lighting Company, circa Measuring almost seven feet tall, they have their original polychrome finish and alabster bases.
This magnificent pair of sconces date from the third quarter of the century, and feature cherubs holding candelabra in the style of Andre Antoine Ravio the noted bronzier and artist who served the crown and court during the first empire.
This exceptionally cast ormolu bronze chandelier, circa features 18 electrified candles and is modeled after a design by Pierre Gouthiere the noted French metalsmith who received numerous commissions from the court of King Louis XVI.