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    Sale 7700

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 3

    A REGENCY ORMOLU AND CUT GLASS COLZA HANGING LIGHT

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A REGENCY ORMOLU AND CUT GLASS COLZA HANGING LIGHT
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The rosette and acanthus corona with faceted glass drops and rosette and glass-lozenge suspension chains supporting a shallow cut-glass dish with similar corona decorated with further lion-masks and with a leaf- and-berry pendant, the four branch light with central flaming urn finial decorated with a band of rosettes and acanthus and with frosted glass shades, later fitted for electricity.
    35 in. (89 cm.) high; 20 in. (51 cm.) diameter.


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    Provenance

    Sir Paul Getty, K.B.E. and by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 1-13)