10 July 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A ROYAL HOUSE
A CHARLES X ORMOLU-MOUNTED MALACHITE FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRUM
SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY RUSSIAN
In the form of an obelisk, mounted with rams' heads issuing foliate-cast and gadrooned scrolled branches, on stepped square base decorated in relief with laurel wreaths, on foliate-cast spreading square base
33 in. (84 cm.) high; 7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) square, the base
Frederick P. Victoria, New York.
The Collection of Gianni Versace, Sotheby's, New York, 21 May 2005, lot 240 ($30,000).
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