A very important pair of empire ormolu and patinated bronze four-light candelabra. A related almost identical set of four now in the throne room in St.James Palace was bought directly to Thomire by George IV in Paris(RCIN 11853).
Probably for Pierre-Philippe Thomire
Inside the acanthus sections, above the spheres, each stamped “Rabiat”.
A North Italian fruitwood, walnut, ebony , boxwood, tulipwood and kingwood microcarving portrait relief miniature attributed to Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo (1745-1820), depicting a standing Mars with cuirass, feathered helmet and sword, holding a spear with his right and a shield on his left hand.