A superb and decorative pair of finely chiseled, patinated, and gilded bronze candlesticks decorated with Women in the antique style. The detail brought to the chasing made that the shafts present different decorations.
Beautiful French work of the Consulate - Empire period circa 1800-1810, that we attribute to Claude Galle.
Measurements: H 12.40 In. - D 5.51 In.
In fine original condition.
Claude Galle (1759 - 1815): is one of the most important Parisian bronze-smiths of the end of the 18th-century and the Empire period.
At first, he collaborated with the founder Antoine-André Ravrio and with Jean Hauré, then under the Empire, he became one of the main competitors of his colleague Pierre-Philippe Thomire and supplied many furniture bronzes to the Imperial Furniture Guard and to the greatest collectors of the time.