27 October 2015
PROPERTY FROM DESCENDANTS OF DON JAOQUĺN DE VIGO (1870-1947), GRANDEE OF SPAIN, XVII DUKE OF INFANTADOLOTS 207 & 511-516
A FRENCH ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER
OF LOUIS XV STYLE, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
The serpentine cage suspending smooth and faceted drops and pendants, over a pendant sphere, electrified
57 in. (144.5 cm.) high; 42 ½ in. (108 cm.) diameter
Don Joaquín Ignacio de Arteaga y Echagüe Silva y Méndez de Vigo (1870-1947), Grandee of Spain, XVII Duke of Infantado and eighteen other titles.
By descent to his daughter Doña Teresa de Jesus de Arteaga y Falguera, XII Marquesa de la Eliseda and VII Countess of Andes.
Palace del Virrey Laserna.
By family descent.
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