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    Sale 7745

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture & Clocks

    9 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 57

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS SIX-BRANCH CHANDELIER

    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY VIENNA

    Price Realised  

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS SIX-BRANCH CHANDELIER
    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY VIENNA
    The central faceted pear-shaped body with pinched finial, suspended with chains from a circular cut-glass rosette, the collar adorned with female masks, issuing foliate-cast scrolled branches with petal-shaped drip-pans, with pinecone boss, drilled for electricity, the finial to the glass body replaced
    40½ in. (103 cm.) high, overall; 15½ in. (39.5 cm.) diameter


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