• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 28

    A NORTH EUROPEAN BRASS AND GILT-BRONZE TWENTY-FOUR LIGHT CHANDELIER AND FOUR THREE-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS EN SUITE

    CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH EUROPEAN BRASS AND GILT-BRONZE TWENTY-FOUR LIGHT CHANDELIER AND FOUR THREE-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS EN SUITE
    CIRCA 1900
    Of monumental size, the baluster shaft above a sphere issuing S-shaped and scrolled branches terminating in circular drip pans and turned nozzles, the baluster-shaped wall-lights hung from a loop, issuing conforming branches, drip-pans and nozzles, with a ball and tapering boss; fitted for electricity
    The chandelier: 63 in. (160 cm.) high; 77 in. (196 cm.) diameter;
    Each of the four wall-lights: 27 in. (69 cm.) high; 32 in. (82 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep (5)


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    Provenance

    In a Genoese Palazzo since the early 20th century.