Excellent early 20th Century Art Nouveau French gilt and patinated bronze fgural candelabra with the torsos of two beautidul young women each holding up four light canedelabrum and raised on decorative green onyx and gilt bronze bases
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Height: 51 cm
Width: 20 cm
Condition: Excellent Original Condition
Materials: Gilt Bronze
The Art Nouveau Period: Art Nouveau, ornamental style of art that flourished between about 1890 and 1910 throughout Europe and the United States. Art Nouveau is characterised by its use of a long, sinuous, organic line and was employed most often in architecture, interior design, jewellery and sculptural design, posters, and illustration.
Art Nouveau was aimed at modernizing design, seeking to escape the eclectic historical styles that had previously been popular. Artists drew inspiration from both organic and geometric forms, evolving elegant designs that united flowing, natural forms resembling the stems and blossoms of plants