• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 277

    AN ENGLISH BRASS SIX-LIGHT CHANDELIER

    PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH BRASS SIX-LIGHT CHANDELIER
    PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY
    With bulbous body and gadrooned base suspending a fish and headed by a dove with olive branch, electrified, drilled, re-polished
    23 in. (58.5 cm.) high, 29½ in. (75 cm.) diameter


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    This chandelier is reputed to have come from a set of eight located in an English church. An identical chandelier lacking fish pull in the Victoria and Albert Museum is illustrated in P., N. and H. Schiffer, The Brass Book, Exton, PA, 1978, pg. 222.

    Provenance

    Acquired from Glenn Randall, Washington, D.C., 1987.


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    Please note that a party with a financial interest may be bidding on this lot.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE ESTATE OF THOMAS J. CARROLL (LOTS 277-288)