• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 31

    A LATE VICTORIAN GILT-BRONZE HEXAGONAL HALL LANTERN

    OF GEORGE III STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LATE VICTORIAN GILT-BRONZE HEXAGONAL HALL LANTERN
    OF GEORGE III STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The glass shade above glazed sides with rams' masks to the angles, anthemion and swags and with small hoof feet, the associated early 19th century fitment originally a colza reservoir and light fitting, later fitted for electricity
    32 in. (82 cm.) high; 16 in. (40 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Sir Paul Getty, K.B.E. and by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR