B1132 - SOLD
This is a sublime pair of antique French gilded metal curtain tie / hold backs dating from the 1800's. They would certainly add a château chic finishing touch to a curtain ensemble.
They are substantial pieces of good quality with excellent detail and definition to the casting of the metal. The back plate has an impressive burning torch crest and acanthus leaf detail. The fascia of the hook has a beautiful bow above which is a laurel leaf garland and below which are scrolls and further acanthus leaf detail. They are gorgeous.
The gilding has a beautiful buttery hue with golden glints which catch the light beautifully.
The tie backs have a strap on the reverse of the back plate and can be fixed by hanging them on a hook. There is also a hole to take a screw.
They measure approx. :- H 16 cm (6.25 inches) x W 5 cm (2 inches) x D 12 cm (4.75 inches) .
This superb pair of tie backs is from a carefully selected collection of antique French curtains and curtain accessories at 'La Belle Étoffe'.
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Possible delivery methods: U.K. & France, Europe, Rest of World