24 April 2002
A French ormolu and crystal twenty-light chandelier
By Baccarat, Paris, Circa 1900
The circular palm-fond and guilloche corona suspending drop chains and rope twists supporting a similar corona and a lower tier with four seated putti, each issuing a pair of candlearms scrolling to cut glass circular drip-pans and circular nozzles, above a spheroid terminal with stamp for Baccarat, drilled for electricity
44in. (11.8cm.) high
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Another chandelier of this same model by Baccarat sold in these rooms 10 October 2001, lot 383 ($41,125).
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