A pair of blue painted , yellow highlighted carved torchieres , now wired . The 4 swivel arms may be (or may be not) later additions (the surface would have been flat for a candelabra placement ) The shaft apparently carved out of one log (see last photo , bottom of torch ) and decorated with flutes , masks, putti heads and festoons . Worn paint with probably some later touchups . newly wired
Italy (best guess ) circa 1790
Measures floor to carved tip 65" to candle tip 70"
Item ID: 125
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