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    Sale 7545

    A Town House in Mayfair

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 586

    A GEORGE IV ORMOLU AND BRONZE COLZA FIVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER

    CIRCA 1825-30, IN THE MANNER OF WILLIAM COLLINS

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE IV ORMOLU AND BRONZE COLZA FIVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER
    CIRCA 1825-30, IN THE MANNER OF WILLIAM COLLINS
    With leaf-cast branches each with berry finial to the underside and brass nozzle issuing from a bronze reservoir with five handles cast as male masks, with foliate and stiff-leaf boss, the removable lid of the dish with stiff-leaf edge and lamb's-tongue finial, suspended from five bars joined by a lotus, foliate and bead cast corona, the elements numbered, re-gilt, adapted for electricity with some consequential replacements
    47 in. (119.5 cm.) high; 32 in. (81 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Carlton Hobbs, London.