• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7830

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    21 January 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 40

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND GLASS HEXAGONAL LANTERN

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND GLASS HEXAGONAL LANTERN
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The downswept scrolled arms above six glass panes with foliate crestings and clasps, the central stem supporting four scrolled foliate branches with circular beaded drip pans, the pans drilled for electricity
    41¾ in. (106 cm.) high; 26½ in. (68 cm.) wide


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    A virtually identical lantern was sold anonymously Christie's, Monaco, 5 December 1992, lot 104, and subsequently Christie's, London, 24 April 2008, lot 325.

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