14 June 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A CUT-GLASS EIGHTEEN-LIGHT CHANDELIER
Of George III style, 20th Century incorporating some earlier elements
The baluster stem headed by scrolled branches hung with swags of faceted drops, the ribbed dish-shaped base supporting two tiers of serpentine branches with star-pattern drip-pans and hung with conforming swagged drops, with faceted finial, fitted for electricity, restorations and replacements
58 in. (147 cm.) high
Anonymous sale, in these Rooms, 19 November 1981, lot 14 (£7,150 inc. premium).
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