20 December 2000
A gilt-metal and cut-glass chandelier
The circular corona surmounted by palmette leaves, issuing a cascade of faceted drops terminating in a circlet, above four concentric circles each hung with flèche drops, terminating in a faceted ball
112cm. high and 45cm. diam.
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A remarkable collection inspired by the Pacific Ocean and spanning topographical paintings, Chinese Export pictures and images of Tahiti by Gauguin
Interior designer Rita Konig on her design philosophy and the interiors she created for our Collector sales in London this November