Heavy silver (800°/oo) candlestick, lost-wax casting, adorned with a natural blooming tulip on which wraps a branch of holly in floral swirls upon a base with asymmetric cartouche and shredded foliage.
French work, Nancy’s School, circa 1900.
Marks : Crab (Department small guarantee after 1838) on one petal and base. Unidentified maker‘s mark on base.
Weight : 730 g (23oz 9dwt)
Height : 20 cm (7-7/8in)
Condition report : Very minor loss to foliage