• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 3

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND GLASS HALL LANTERN

    OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND GLASS HALL LANTERN
    OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, 20TH CENTURY
    Of hexagonal form, the arched foliate-cast body adorned with floral swags, the central stem issuing six scrolled branches, electrified
    42 in. (107 cm.) high; 24 in. (61 cm.) diameter, overall


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    A closely related lantern was sold recently at Christie's, London, 21 January 2010, lot 40 (£5,625).

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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 22 April 2008, lot 80 where acquired by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN