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    Sale 5089

    Italian Banks of Distinction

    13 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 106

    AN ITALIAN CARVED GILTWOOD AND POLYCHROME METAL CHANDELIER

    CIRCA 1900

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    AN ITALIAN CARVED GILTWOOD AND POLYCHROME METAL CHANDELIER
    CIRCA 1900
    Of large size, the rosette and anthemion corona supporting eight three-branch sconces and supported by a central foliate and fluted shaft surmounted by a basket and hung throughout with flowering and foliate vines and wheat ears
    67in. (170cm.) high


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    The flower-festooned chandelier has a Roman-candelabrum pillar, with Grecian palms wreathing its flower basket and tazza, and reflects the antique fashion popularised by C. Percier and P. Fontaine, Recueil de Décorations Intérieurs, Paris, 1801.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.
    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.