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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 92

    AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD AND PAPIER MACHE TWENTY-FOUR LIGHT CHANDELIER

    SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD AND PAPIER MACHE TWENTY-FOUR LIGHT CHANDELIER
    SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The circular corona suspended with chains from a scroll-carved ceiling rosette, carved with foliate scrolls and hung with glass pendants, surmounted by interspersed foliate-carved and gadrooned nozzles and shell-carved scrolls, issuing twelve acanthus-wrapped scrolled branches terminating in foliate drip-pans and nozzles, partially fitted for electricity
    44 in. (112 cm.) high; 53 in. (135 cm.) diameter [approximately]


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