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    Sale 2034

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 129

    A LARGE MEISSEN BLUE AND WHITE FLOWER-ENCRUSTED TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS TO THE FIGURES

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    A LARGE MEISSEN BLUE AND WHITE FLOWER-ENCRUSTED TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS TO THE FIGURES
    The baluster stem molded with rocaille scrolls and acanthus, with twelve removeable arms in two tiers applied with flowers and canaries, the mid-section with four removable maidens emblematic of Music, the lower-section pierced with trellis cartouches and painted with flowers in the Blue onion pattern, each arm and the stem suspending a flower encrusted pendant
    49½ (125.8 cm.) high, the porcelain overall (42)


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    For a Meissen nine-light chandelier, see The Collection of Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret, Christie's, London, 14 June 2006.