20 December 2000
An ormolu six-light chandelier
In the Baroque style, the vase-shaped stem above a plateau issuing six panelled S-shaped branches, each with a circular drip pan with beaded border and turned nozzle, terminating in a berried knob
58cm. high and 52cm. diam.
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