• The Sunday Sale - Property fro auction at Christies

    Sale 5974

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Academy of Medical Sciences, removed from 41 Portland Place, W1 and The Robert Harling Collection

    13 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 51

    A GLASS AND CUT-GLASS TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER

    IN THE MANNER OF F.& C. OSLER LTD, BIRMINGHAM, SECOND QUARTER 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GLASS AND CUT-GLASS TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER
    IN THE MANNER OF F.& C. OSLER LTD, BIRMINGHAM, SECOND QUARTER 20TH CENTURY
    With central baluster stem and hobnail knop terminal, the twelve notched double S-scroll arms with petal-cut drip pans, hung overall with chains of faceted beads and pendants
    67 in. (170 cm.) high; 41 in. (104 cm.) wide


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    The firm of F. & C. Osler Ltd was renowned for its production of impressive scale chandeliers from 1831. The current chandelier relates to a design by Herbert Pepper illustrated in their Electric Light Fittings catalogue of 1907, No. E1173, page 35-36.

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Supplied by Green & Abbott Ltd., Wigmore Street, London for £492/10s.


    Saleroom Notice

    The Specialist Department can recommend to the successful purchaser of this lot a chandelier removalist. Please refer to the department for details.