I also had a fluer de lis finial on the shelf that I bought a while back. It had previously been red but I painted it with a layer of gold paint then green and did a light sanding to have the gold show through. I had to go over it again in spots where the gold paint had rubbed off down to the red layer. I was trying to go for a patina like the base of the bird I also have in the bathroom here:
So it went from this:
And here is the fluer de lis finial and the sugar mold/candleholder:
And another angle for good measure :o)
And if I'm in the mood for a relaxing, candle lit bubble bath I can move the candleholder to the edge of the tub.