A piece like this involves a most laborious chain of operations as many diverse parts are separately made, and then soldered. This candelabrum shows a strong European influence resembling George II style. On a three-legged stand is a fancy but flat base from which rises a floral stem. The main flower of the stem blooms into a candleholder. It acts as the drip pan for the wax. Also on the base are three figures based on European mythology. These figures of young boys with slipping lower garments are on the edge of the base, bending forward. They have their right hands behind their back and the left hand stretched forward.
This elegant candelabrum is ideal for the living room where it would solve a dual purpose of spreading light and beautifying the corner. An ideal combination of Indian workmanship and western design!
This description by Renu Rana
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