18 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A GEORGE IV GILT-BRONZE COLZA OIL CHANDELIER
The dished base cast with classical masks and foliage suspended by cast-linked chains to a matching corona, fitted for electricity
18 in. (46 cm.) high and diameter, excluding chains
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A similar chandelier from Callaly Castle, Northumberland is illustrated in Country House Lighting, Temple Newsam Country House studies No 4, 1992, No. 66. p. 85.
This Lot is transferred to an offsite warehouse ‘Cadogan Tate’ at the close of business on the day of the sale. We will give you 2 weeks free storage from the date of the sale and after that point charges apply. All other lots will be held at Christie''s South Kensington until 5pm the fifth Friday after the sale. It will then be transferred to Cadogan Tate.
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