An excellent solid silver candlestick carried by a winged cherub, standing circa 20cm tall and weighing 219g, excellently cast and repoussé sculpted, the young angel wearing a headdress of grapes and vines, a vine branch draped across his loins for modesty. The candle cup is decorated in high relief with medallions and winged caryatids. Marked to the base with "800M", a French export mark meaning 800 Millième, also used in Belgium during the 19th century.
Condition: Generally very good, minor wear, bumps and scratches commensurate with age.
This lot will be carefully packaged and sent by registered and insured mail.
- Very fine putto candlestick
- .800 silver
- Estimated Period
- Second half 19th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 20.2×10×10 cm
- 219 g