• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 467

    A NORTH GERMAN GILT-METAL, GILTWOOD AND CUT-GLASS TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER

    AFTER A DESIGN BY KARL FRIEDRICH SCHINKEL, BERLIN, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A NORTH GERMAN GILT-METAL, GILTWOOD AND CUT-GLASS TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER
    AFTER A DESIGN BY KARL FRIEDRICH SCHINKEL, BERLIN, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The shaft with two graduated circular tiers each surmounted by foliate finials and hung with facetted and fleche drops, the shaft terminating in a moulded circular dish with acorn finial, issuing twelve outscrolling rods to the facetted lower tier surmounted by bold stylized anthemion finials and issuing acanthus wrapped scrolling branches with floral nozzles - drilled for electricity, regilt
    95 cm. high x 110 cm. diam.


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    A closely related chandelier was sold at Christie's Amsterdam, 24 June 2008, lot 753.

    For additional information see the catalogue note on the previous lot.

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