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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 255

    AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD AND CUT GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT CHANDELIER

    GENOA, BASICALLY SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD AND CUT GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT CHANDELIER
    GENOA, BASICALLY SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
    The knopped ring-turned and leaf carved standard issuing five tiers of bead-encrusted arched flowerheads draped with rope and pendant prisms above eight bead encrusted scrolling candlearms hung throughout with pendant drop prisms headed with flowerheads and terminating in urn form sockets and with flowerheads hung with rope and pendant prisms, electrified, possibly altered in size, with some replacements to glass
    32 in. (81.5 cm.) high, 38½ in. (98 cm.) diameter


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A CALIFORNIA COLLECTION
    (LOT 255)