Rare pair of Irish Late Georgian Giltwood Candelabra of Socrates and Plato. Carved and gilt wooden bases and classical Romantic arches with laurel leafed iron arms issuing from neoclassical urn. Figure of Socrates and Plato in bronzed plaster typical of the Adams period moving into the Early 19th Century. Original paint and gilding.
Height: 29 in. (73.66 cm)
Width: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Depth: 4 in. (10.16 cm)
Sold As: Set of 2
Style: George III (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Bronzed, Plaster, Giltwood
Place of Origin: Ireland, Republic of
Period: Early 19th Century
Date of Manufacture: 1800-10
Additions or alterations made to the original: Original gilding, minor touchup. Had been drilled discreetly for electricity. We returned to candles. Wear consistent with age and use.