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    Sale 7608

    Important European Furniture and Sculpture

    10 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 131

    A CHARLES X ORMOLU-MOUNTED MALACHITE FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRUM

    SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY RUSSIAN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHARLES X ORMOLU-MOUNTED MALACHITE FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRUM
    SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY RUSSIAN
    In the form of an obelisk, mounted with rams' heads issuing foliate-cast and gadrooned scrolled branches, on stepped square base decorated in relief with laurel wreaths, on foliate-cast spreading square base
    33 in. (84 cm.) high; 7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) square, the base


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    Provenance

    Frederick P. Victoria, New York.
    The Collection of Gianni Versace, Sotheby's, New York, 21 May 2005, lot 240 ($30,000).


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A ROYAL HOUSE