20 December 2000
An ormolu eleven-light chandelier
Probably French, 19th Century
The foliate corona issuing acanthus leaves above a stylised acorn boss, the lower tier suspended from the corona by five chains of linked reeded rods, issuing ten scrolling foliate branches with foliate drip pans, centred by a waisted finial surmounted by a stylised matted glass flame, above a ribbed dish shaped base with a stylised acorn boss, previously fitted for electricity
116cm. high and 85cm. diam.
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