A pair of French cast gilt metal candlesticks, each with shaped foot and moulded standard adorned with garland, flanked by a pair of foliate scrolled branches, 32.5 cm high.
swag / garland / festoon. A popular neo-classical form of decoration in decorative art consisting of a pendant garland made up of flowers, fruit and leaves, and found on all types of objects from furniture to ceramics and clocks, and in many materials from bronze to wood.
Common themes included in swags are husks, chains, hops, and laurel leaves.
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