Choose from the following zoom modes:
-or-

Select image to view:

Silver Louis XVI Candlesticks by Ferrier

Loading...
Lens Options
Size: S / M / L / XL

Zoom Level: I / II / III / VI

Advanced Settings

Silver Louis XVI Candlesticks by Ferrier

- Item No.

Item Details

  • Height:
    10 3/4 Inches
  • Period:
    18th Century
  • Origin:
    France
A rare and elegant pair of French silver candlesticks in the Directoire style by master silversmith Rene-Pierre Ferrier. These excellent candle holders reflect the refined neoclassicism of this brief period in French history, with their careful fluting, graceful egg-and-dart trim and gentle swirling accent. The Directoire style was the last phase of the Louis XVI style, and emphasized elongated, simple shapes with clean lines and sparse detail. Influenced by ancient Roman objects recovered from excavations at Pompeii, this fashion was itself a precursor to the boldly neoclassical Empire style of Napoleon's reign.

Candlesticks feature bull's head sterling marks.

Paris, circa 1778

10 ¾" high

Related Items

Go to »
Eleder-Hickok Seven-Piece Coffee and Tea Service
Go to »
St. Omer 18th-Century French Silver Candlesticks
Go to »
Silver Argyle Pot By Garrard

Request More Information
Close [X]
Request a Phone Call
Add to my Collection Email to a Friend

Share this item with your spouse, your decorator or a fellow collector...you can even send it to several email addresses at once. Fill out this form and we'll send them a link to this item.

Close [X]

You are currently not logged in. Please Sign In to create a collection or add items to your existing collection(s).

If you do not have an account, please Register and enjoy benefits immediately.


Close [X]
Price: $24,500
Add to my Bag

To order by phone or for more info call
1-888-711-8084