AN AUSTRIAN ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER
AN AUSTRIAN ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER
AN AUSTRIAN ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER
AN AUSTRIAN ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER
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AN AUSTRIAN ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER

VIENNA, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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AN AUSTRIAN ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER
VIENNA, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
With plumed corona suspending prisms and chain links above a central baluster issuing S-scroll and candle branches above a twist-reeded vessel issuing prisms, fitted for electricity
44 in. (112 cm.) high, 34 in. (86.5 cm.) wide
Provenance
With Perrin Antiques, December 1984.
Acquired privately from Mrs. Charles Wrightsman.
Literature
E. Eerdmans, Henri Samuel: Master of the French Interior, New York, 2018, p. 208-9.
Special notice

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Lot Essay

A very similar Viennese chandelier with almost identical arms, ormolu galleries, plumes, and bulbous glass lower section, was sold Sotheby's, Zurich, 29-30 November 1999 lot 642 (100,000 CHF).

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