Pair of Rococo Patinated and Gilt Bronze Figural Candelabras. The left candelabra depicting the infant Dionysus (Greek god of wine and joy - Roman name Bacchus), crowned with ivy leaves and grapes. The right candelabra depicting an infant satyr (hoof-footed and horned follower of Dionysus). Each bronze sculpture supports two gilded bronze candle holders, and figures resting on gilded bronze vine shape surmounting a circular verde green marble plinth adorned with gilded bronze filigree.
After a model by Clodion, i.e. Michel Clodion, prominent French sculptor celebrated for his mytholgical bronze sculptures and reliefs. His most well known would be the relief on the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel in Munich.
Place of origin - France
Style - Greco-Roman
Period -Late 19th Century
Dimensions ( 16in. H x 5in. Dia)
Condition - Excellent, wear consistent with age and use.