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    Sale 5087

    The Casimir Collection of Metalwork

    23 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 308

    A RARE AND IMPORTANT GEORGE II BRASS CHANDELIER

    CIRCA 1745 AND LATER ADAPTED

    Price Realised  

    A RARE AND IMPORTANT GEORGE II BRASS CHANDELIER
    CIRCA 1745 AND LATER ADAPTED
    The central stem with a flambeau finial supporting nine scrolled branches, the nozzles and drip pans replacements
    39in. (99cm.) high; 41½in. (105.5cm.) diameter


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    For a similar example see Gentle and Feild, Domestic Metalwork, revised edition, 1994, p. 181 fig. 11.

    and Robert Sherlock, English Brass Chandeliers', The Magazine, Antiques, September 1959, p.240 for a virtually identical eight branch version of this design.

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