9 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,125
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000
A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA MOUNTED AS LAMPS
Each with adjustable green tole shade, the bases signed 'Gagneau, Paris'
32 in. (81 cm.) high (2)
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