Elke Niehüser, “Die Französische Bronzeuhr”, 1997, p. 161, pl. 262, showing a pair of candelabra in the Musée François Duesberg at Mons.
A very fine quality Directoire pair of gilt and patinated bronze candelabra "Au Jeune Nègre" by Jean-Simon Deverberie, depicting figures of a young African boy, each with outstretched arms and holding in both hands a straight tapering candle stem terminated by vase-shaped candle holders, the figures each standing on a gilt bronze turned and part fluted circular plinth with stepped base on three lion paw feet
Paris, date circa 1799
Height 48 cm. each.