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    Sale 7631

    Important European Furniture & Sculpture

    4 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 63

    A FRENCH ORMOLU, ROCK CRYSTAL AND CUT-GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT CHANDELIER

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU, ROCK CRYSTAL AND CUT-GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT CHANDELIER
    19TH CENTURY
    The central baluster shaft issuing scrolled branches hung with faceted drops and joined by garlands of faceted glass beads, terminating with repoussé drip-pans and turned nozzles, the upper section fitted with further scrolling branches hung conformingly with droplets and beads, the lower section with a faceted pear-shaped crystal boss, fitted for electricity
    34 in. (86.5 cm.) high; 31 in. (79 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    With Bernard Steinitz, Paris.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 62-65)