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    Sale 5914

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 259

    A LARGE GILT-COMPOSITION AND PORCELAIN MOUNTED GIRANDOLE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A LARGE GILT-COMPOSITION AND PORCELAIN MOUNTED GIRANDOLE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The cresting centred by an oval Sevres style plaque inscribed 'Madam du Berry' above an oval mirror plate, there is an indistinct stencilled mark to the back 'C.NOSOTTI,... ESTd. 1822
    90 in. (229 cm.) high; 53 in. (135 cm.) wide


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    Francis Nosotti, looking glass and picture-frame maker is listed in 1829 at 298 Oxford St, whle Andrea Charles Nosotti is listed at 2, Dean St, Soho, 1835-40, trading as carver, gilder, upholsterer and cabinet maker.

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    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.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage