"Pair Of Candlesticks In Crystal Cut And Gilt Bronze Charles X Period"Pair of candlesticks in crystal cut diamond tip and gilded bronze Charles X Period Figuring caryatids supporting a binet in the shape of Medici vase This type of candlesticks was produced by the Crystal Staircase in Paris In very good condition * Heir to the great merchants - Thanks to the eighteenth century, the Crystal Staircase was a famous house under the Restoration. It was probably created in 1802 by Mrs. widow Barthélemy Desarnaud, at No. 162 and 163, rue de Valois The size of the crystal makes great progress under the Restoration, various factories contribute: that of Saint-Louis, that of Baccarat , or that of Le Creusot. Crystal objects are often entrusted to "directors" like Madame Désarnaud. She is the first shopkeeper of her time to offer clocks, candelabra, ornamental vases that combine cut crystal and gilded bronze.