Two French Ormolu Mounted Porcelain Parrot Candlestick Holders
Elegant white parrot candlestick holders featuring exquisite workmanship with crackled glaze porcelain and gilt bronze ormolu. Each parrot has a bronze branch in its mouth that bears the candle.
Ormolu was first produced in France in mid-17th Century. During the reign of The Sun King, Louis XIV, gilt bronze ormolu mounts were used in abundance. Both pieces are in great pre-owned condition without damage.