Musical Candle Holder - Napoleon III Style - Bronze, Wood

Musical Candle Holder - Napoleon III Style - Bronze, Wood
France - Late 19th century

Old candle holder with mythological figure of a polychrome child dressed in a 19th century outfit and with a torch in his raised hand.
It is a candle holder made of bronze or Zamak, good weight.
Beautiful Art Nouveau goldsmith work, typical signature work because of its finishes and patinated shapes. Very decorative and with many details at the top, composed of several pieces made one by one with artistic dedication. Furthermore, the base is made of wood with French boulle decoration. It's a music box that needs tuning.
Preserved in good condition, as shown in the photos, with several pieces of the torch unit joined with the bronze piece.
Registered and well packed shipping.

Lot details
Musical Candle Holder
Bronze, Wood
Napoleon III Style
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
31×11×7 cm
2 kg
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