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A pair of bronze storks standing on gilded rocky bases and holding aloft gilded foliate candles sockets; a gilded crown around their necks. The bronze storks are finely cast with sharp after-work to the feathers and the original gilding is of a good aged colour. English circa 1840. Storks have long been a symbol of gratitude and faithfulness since they return to their nests year after year; they will often appear in heraldry for this reason. They are emblems of immortality and longevity, vigilance, contemplation, prudence, piety, meditation, and chastity.
  • Period:
    • Price: £2,400.00
    • €2,626 Euro
    • $3,142 US Dollar
  • Location: London
    • Dimensions: H: 15cm (5.91in)
    • W: 0cm (0.00in)
    • D: 4.25cm (1.67in)