Saturday, January 9, 2010

a soapdish and a candlestick

a very elegant and well-worn soap-holder in silvered bronze;
19th century, found at an antique fair in Auxerre;
12 x 9 x 4 cm high


detail of the base... with no discernible markings


a very romantic and well-used candle-holder in bronze;
19th century; found at the Porte-de-Vanves flea market in Paris;
11.5 cm round x 5.5 cm high


detail of the base... with a lovely swirling leaves design