27 - 29 April 2010,
Price realised EUR 1,062
Estimate EUR 400 - EUR 600
A GERMAN BRASS FOUR-LIGHT CHANDELIER 'SABBATHLAMP'
18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY NUREMBERG
The multi-baluster stem issuing four S-shaped arms and a star-shaped oil lamp
33 cm. high x 46 cm. diam.
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For a sabbathlamp of related design, see O. ter Kuile, Koper & Brons, Rijskmuseum, Amsterdam, 1986, pp. 147-148, ill. 191 and 192.
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