24 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A RED-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT SIX-LIGHT CHANDELIER
LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY
The baluster shaped stem terminating in a circular platform with simulated fluted frieze, issuing six roundels issuing tassels and swags and curved candle-branches, above a fluted tapering body capped by stiff-leaf carving, terminating in a ball finial issuing a silk and gold brocade tassel, fitted for electricity, one candle branch broken
35 in. (89 cm.) high, excluding tassle
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The John Reid Collection; Christie's, London, 18 December 1998, lot 259.