Regent Antiques has been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental antique furniture, silver and porcelain. Our main markets are Europe and North America and we export worldwide. Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candelabra Table Lamps C1870. A large and magnificent antique pair of French gilt bronze candleabra, Circa 1870 in dater, later converted to table lamps.They are each superbly decorated with foliate scrolls and stunning gilt bronze playful seated cherubs that are draped with flowers against the stunning gilt bronze foliate lamp bases. They are delightful objects which will look fabulous in any surrounding. In really excellent working condition having been beautifully cleaned and professionally rewired in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation. Height 75 x Width 21 x Depth 21. Height 29.5 x Width 8.3 x Depth 8.3. Ormolu (from French'or moulu', signifying ground or pounded gold) is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-carat. The mercury is driven off in a. Leaving behind a gold-coloured veneer known as'gilt bronze'. The manufacture of true ormolu employs a process known as mercury-gilding or fire-gilding.
In which a solution of nitrate of mercury. Is applied to a piece of copper. Or bronze, followed by the application of an amalgam. The item was then exposed to extreme heat until the mercury burned off and the gold remained, adhered to the metal object. Take a tour of our London showrooms.
Take Piccadilly line to Manor House station. Go to top of escalators and turn left. Take exit 7 and walk straight on for 10 metres. Manor Warehouse is on the right.There is car parking available on site. Please make all cheques payable to Regent Antiques. Bank details: Regent Antiques - BBVA - Account: 05701615 - Sort: 23-59-11.
For the best value, we recommend offsetting this cost by purchasing multiple items. The item "Antique Pair French Ormolu Cherub Candelabra Table Lamps C1870" is in sale since Saturday, November 10, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts".
The seller is "regentantiquesuk" and is located in London N4 1BX. This item can be shipped worldwide.