This impressive pair of French wrought iron and tole candelabras are from the early 1900’s. The heavy motifs coupled with the subtle flying buttresses legs (which are acanthus roquillards) suggests that the candelabras are Gothic in style.
These candelbras are made with a combination of wrought iron and tole accents which feature a lovely variegated deep brown patina. Each candelabra has four sconces sitting on scrolled arms adorned with acanthus leaves. A fifth cup rises in the center atop four acanthus curls that align with the arms. All five bobeches are embellished with trefoil points and scrolled capitals. Each of the arms attach at their base to an open ring with rinceaux buttresses. Beneath the ring is a twisted column bracketed by two square joints with geometric patterning. The bottom joint has a curled leaf on top that envelops part of the column. Hanging between the four volute scrolled feet is a central noix in the shape of a parted leaf.
Our pair of highly detailed French Gothic style candelabras feature lovely thick ornamentation that can accompany many decorative styles.
CONDITION: Wear commensurate to age and use with wax buildup from prior use and light oxidation. Minor rubs. One bobeche is loose, but still intact, as the cups are secured via screws.