Equally appealing is an imposing 200-cm walnut candelabra from the late 16th century with Galerie Saint-Martin (5 and 11 rue des Saints-Peres), carved with acanthus foliage, gadroons
, grotesques and fruit.
The handle of the fork ends in two small gadroons
. It is a collaboration between Pierre Herme and Christofle.
(24) This vase, made of rock crystal engraved with gadroons
, is topped with a lid with a radiating decoration of oval medallions and cherubs' heads organised round the knob, formed from a bouquet of rioters in the same vein as the garland on the other cup, but supported by four children's beads (Fig.
(4) All feature finely engraved Boheme baroque armorials, gadroons
, Berain-esque strapwork, birds perching on flowers, and acanthus sprouting from hollow cut lenses, or 'scoops', known in German as Kugel.