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A FRENCH GILT-METAL AND CUT-GLASS TWENTY-THREE LIGHT CHANDELIER
A FRENCH GILT-METAL AND CUT-GLASS TWENTY-THREE LIGHT CHANDELIER

LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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A FRENCH GILT-METAL AND CUT-GLASS TWENTY-THREE LIGHT CHANDELIER LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY With vine-leaf-corona, above two tiers of candle branches, losses and replacements 40 in. (101.5 cm.) high; 27½ in. (69 cm.) diameter, approx.
Provenance
By repute, acquired from a fish shop in Rouen circa 1922, whilst touring in Northern France.
Literature
R. Randal Philips, 'Avenue House, Ampthill, Bedfordshire', Country Life, 2 December 1922, p. 745, illustrated in the Saloon.
'The Regency Interior and Decoration', House and Garden, September 1923, p. 76, illustrated in the Drawing Room.
C. Hussey, 'Avenue House, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, The Residence of Prof. A.E. Richardson, F.S.A., F.R.I.B.A.', Country Life, 8 December 1934, p. 615, figs. 2 and 3, illustrated in The Saloon.
'Two RA's at home: Sir Albert Richardson at Ampthill, James Fitton at Dulwich', House and Garden, XIII, 1958, p. 78, illustrated in the Drawing-Room
J. Cornforth, The Inspiration of the Past: Country House Taste in the Twentieth Century, London, 1986, p. 57, fig. 52, where illustrated in The Saloon.

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