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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 337

    A BALTIC ORMOLU, GILT-REPOUSSE METAL, CUT GLASS, AMETHYST GLASS AND TURQUOISE GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT CHANDELIER

    LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY RUSSIAN

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    A BALTIC ORMOLU, GILT-REPOUSSE METAL, CUT GLASS, AMETHYST GLASS AND TURQUOISE GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT CHANDELIER
    LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY RUSSIAN
    The upper corona issuing a spray of cascading faceted drops and hung with pendant drops, issuing chains suspending a lower corona with s-form candlearms, the drip-pans hung with further drops, centering a baluster vase issuing a spray of cascading drops and hung with chains of further drops, above a bowl formed by strings of drops, including some light amethyst drops, above a foliate finial, replacements to glass, the glass rewired, lacking elements to top, now with holes to top element
    49 in. (124.5 cm.) high, 37 in. (94 cm.) diameter


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