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    Sale 12034

    Christie's Interiors

    16 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 226

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MALACHITE FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRUM

    PROBABLY SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY MADE FOR THE RUSSIAN MARKET

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    Estimate

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MALACHITE FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRUM

    PROBABLY SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY MADE FOR THE RUSSIAN MARKET

    In the form of an obelisk, mounted with rams' heads issuing scrolled branches, on stepped square base decorated in relief with laurel wreaths
    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).


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot should be marked with a red square in the printed catalogue and as such the lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of the sale – free storage applies until 5pm on Wednesday 30th March 2016.