B1133 - 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 and the fascia of the hook has a stunning swirled acanthus leaf design and there is further acanthus leaf detail on the hook itself.
The gilding has a gorgeous buttery hue with golden glints which catch the light beautifully. There is a little patination and verdigris which just adds to the character of these gorgeous old pieces.
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 20 cm (8 inches) x W 6.25 cm (2.5 inches) x D 17.5 cm (7 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