31 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,250
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND CUT-GLASS HALL LANTERNS
Wired for electricity
31 in. (78.7 cm.) high, 20 in. (50.8 cm.) diameter
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Acquired from Etienne Levy Antiques, Paris, in 1955.
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.
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