B862 - Superb Set 5 Antique French Chateau Chic Ormolu Curtain Tie / Hold Backs, C1880
This is a superb set of 5 antique French ormolu curtain tie / hold backs in the Empire style and dating from about 1880.
They are of good quality and weight with excellent detail and definition to the casting of the metal.
The back plate is slim and elegant with a pineapple finial. The hook has an acanthus leaf scroll and ends with a fabulous grape filled acanthus leaf cup.
The gilding on the ormolu has mellowed to an old gold hue with buttery highlights 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.
They measure :- H 16 cm (6.25 inches) x W 3 cm (1.25 inches) x D 14.5 cm (5.75 inches).
A superb set of tie backs to add a château chic statement and another divine antique French find from La Belle Étoffe!
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£159.00 / set(s)
Possible delivery methods: U.K., Europe, Rest of World