B660 - SOLD
This is a fabulous pair of antique French ormolu curtain tie / hold backs dating from about 1880.
They are of good quality with substantial weight and excellent detail and definition to the casting of the metal.
The back plate has a decorative acanthus leaf design with tiny flowers and roses. The fascia of the hook is also adorned with acanthus leaf scrolls and has a little cluster of the tiny flowers.
The gilding on the tie backs is still lustrous. It has mellowed a little in places to give a fantastic antique patination that could not be replicated.
The tie backs have a hole in the back plate for screwing to a wall and there is a strap on the reverse of the back plate for hanging on a hook..
They measure :- H 16 cm (6.25 inches) x W 5 cm (2 inches) x D 12 cm (4.75 inches).
A fabulous pair of tie backs to add a château chic statement and another divine antique French find from La Belle Étoffe!
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Possible delivery methods: France, U.K. & Europe, Rest of World