A stunning 19th Century antique pair of 7¾ inch high "Chimeres" design candlesitcks in Blue Opaline milk glass, by Portieux Vallerysthal, in excellent vintage condition. Exceptionally well press-moulded, with a striking lobed border to the tapering base, and on the stems a pair of winged crested Chimera with their long tails wrapping around a scrolling Acanthus stem. Approximate dimensions: height 7¾ inches ca. , base diameter 4½ inches ca. These candlesticks are of a good heavy weight, making them practical and very stable to use.
Condition: without chips or cracks or any damage. Some minor points of roughness to the inner mould joint on the lower edge of one base, not visible when standing upright.
The item "Blue Opaline Portieux Vallerysthal Chimeres pair 7¾ inch candlesticks VGC" is in sale since Friday, July 27, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\French\Other French Art Glass". The seller is "basalt_collector" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.