London, South Kensington
13 November 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN ITALIAN CARVED GILTWOOD AND POLYCHROME METAL CHANDELIER
Of large size, the rosette and anthemion corona supporting eight three-branch sconces and supported by a central foliate and fluted shaft surmounted by a basket and hung throughout with flowering and foliate vines and wheat ears
67in. (170cm.) high
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The flower-festooned chandelier has a Roman-candelabrum pillar, with Grecian palms wreathing its flower basket and tazza, and reflects the antique fashion popularised by C. Percier and P. Fontaine, Recueil de Décorations Intérieurs, Paris, 1801.
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