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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 186

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The tiered corona hung with obelisk-cut drops and suspending from cut-glass chains the main circlet, decorated with lyres flanked by scrolling foliage and issuing athemion-cast scrolled branches with vase-shaped nozzles and circular drip-pans hung with obelisk droplets, the open base with further stepped tiers of obelisk-cut drops and terminating in a hobnail-cut sphere
    49 in. (125 cm.) high; 37 in. (94 cm.) diameter


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