29 March 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A REGENCE STYLE ORMOLU TWENTY-FOUR-LIGHT CHANDELIER
AFTER THE MODEL BY ANDRÉ-CHARLES BOULLE, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The central baluster stem centred by an urn with scrolled handles mounted with female masks, supporting two tiers of acanthus-sheathed branches terminating in circular drip-pans and urn-shaped nozzles, the lower branches issuing from female masks, with acanthus and berry boss
49¼ in. (125 cm.) high; 39 3/8 in. (100 cm.) diameter
Château Lantheuil, Normandy.
Anonymous sale in these rooms, 24 February 2005, lot 99.
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