• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

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

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 226

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND FOURTEEN-LIGHT CHANDELIER

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND FOURTEEN-LIGHT CHANDELIER
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The balustrade stem painted with cartouches of flowers, surmounted by ormolu blooms including seed pods and anemones, all above fourteen similar foliate candelarms and further ormolu flowers, the lower body with an inverted dome painted after Boucher with three panels of putti emblematic of Astronomy, The Fine Arts and Music, suspending a bulbous tear-drop pendant painted with flower sprays
    28½ in. (72.3 cm.) high


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