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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 170

    A LIEGE CUT AND MOULDED GLASS EIGHTEEN-LIGHT CHANDELIER

    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LIEGE CUT AND MOULDED GLASS EIGHTEEN-LIGHT CHANDELIER
    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The central baluster stem with three graduated gilt-glass dished supports issuing scrolled candle-branches and spirally-turned arms suspending grape and leaf-shaped drops, the drip-pans further hung with leaf-cut pendants, terminating in a reeded sphere boss, the wooden branch supports numbered consecutively, minor losses and replacements to the glass
    54 in. (137 cm.) high; 52 in. (112 cm.) diameter


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    Saleroom Notice

    One glass branch of the lower tier has been broken; Christie's will arrange and pay for its replacement.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN ESTATE