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Georges de Feure Pair of Gilt Bronze Candelabra

$19,500

This pair of French Art Nouveau three-light gilt bronze candlesticks, by Georges de Feure, with three arms of each candelabrum growing out of a flower bud on an upright vine. Working in bronze, de Feure formed arabesques based on the stems of these plants with stylized deliberation; each arm terminates in an open flower, into which a candle can be inserted. The candelabra base feature stylized stems emerging from a crosscut bulb. Sold exclusively as a matching set.

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Artist: Georges de Feure
Circa: 1904
Dimensions: 16.75 " height, 10.25" width, 5.5" depth (each)
Materials: Gilt bronze
Signed: Each impressed "De Feure"
Provenance: Victor Arwas, London; Acquired from the above by the present owner 
Literature: Candelabra pictured in Georges de Feure Maître du Symbolisme et de l'Art Nouveau, by Ian Millman, Paris, 1992, p. 172
Exhibition History: Similar candelabrum was exhibited at La Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts in 1904
 

More than just a metalsmith, the ultra-talented Georges de Feure was a French painter, theatrical designer, and industrial art designer, all in his beloved and preferred Art Nouveau style.

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