29 November 2001
THE PROPERTY OF THE EXECUTORS OF THE LATE SIR EMMANUEL KAYE C.B.E.
A GEORGE III CUT-GLASS TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER
With central urn-shaped shaft and canopy hung with swags and faceted pendant drops, the spirally-cut bowl supporting two tiers of S-scroll branches joined by chains of drops with star-pattern drip-pans, with lower canopy and pendant finial hung with conforming drops, the top canopy partially replaced and repaired, the top of the urn repaired, restorations and replacements
Approximately 83 in. (211 cm.) high; 49 in. (124.5 cm.) diam.
Possibly previously at Queensbury House, Suffolk.
Lady Wolverton, Heathlands, Wokingham, Surrey, house sale 1957 1958. Bought from Delomosne, January February 1958 (£1,350).
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A similar example was sold from the collection of H. J. Joel Esq., Childwick Bury, Hertfordshire, in these Rooms, 15 May 1978, lot 88 and subsequently at Sotheby's London, 14 June 1985, lot 33 (£23,100).
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