Pair of candelabra with Winged Victories

Gilt bronze | 127.6cm | c. 1810-15

Pierre Philippe Thomire

Winged Victories, symbols of military triumph, were a staple of Napoleonic decoration. These candelabra are comprised of Hellenistic winged figures of Nike or Victory, arms upraised and supporting floral wreaths from which branch ten candle sockets d...
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