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Twelve-light torchère (one of a pair)

Maker:
Pierre Philippe Thomire (French, Paris 1751–1843 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1840
Culture:
French
Medium:
Malachite veneered on copper, patinated bronze, gilt-bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 102 x 16 7/8 x 16 7/8in. (259.1 x 42.9 x 42.9cm) Pedestal: 42 1/2 x 16 7/8 x 16 7/8 in., approx. 200lb. (108 x 42.9 x 42.9 cm, 90.7194kg) Plinth: 14 x 12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in., approx. 40lb. (35.6 x 31.1 x 31.1 cm, 18.1439kg) Urn: 25 1/2 x 19 in., approx. 40lb. (64.8 x 48.3 cm, 18.1439kg)
Classification:
Natural Substances
Credit Line:
Gift of Rodman A. de Heeren, 1964
Accession Number:
64.163.1a–d
Not on view
Marking: THOMIRE A PARIS (Stamped on the lowest gilt-bronze band)
Rodman A. de Heeren (until 1964; to MMA)
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