French ormolu candlestick, faun playing pipes, c. 1765
Quality French Ormolu double candlestick of Rococo form, modelled as scrolling foliage supporting budding flower sconces, the plinth base on open scrollwork feet, supporting a young faun with fruiting vine in his hair playing a flute while seated on a plump cushion with tassel corners.
22cm high, 22cm wide
Gilt in excellent condition with minor signs of age. repair to one branch & slightly off-square, several replacement screws beneath but retaining two original 18th century nuts.