The collection, which was acquired during the 1980's, and includes pieces from Russia and Northern Europe. One stand out piece is a gilt bronze chandelier, dated back to 1830. The neoclassic piece has an incredible 36 branches decorated with acanthus leaves, Minerve masks and majestic owls with their wings spread. The piece is estimated to sell £8 000-12 000.

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An English writing desk from the first half of the 19th century, made of acajou and decorated with engraved bronze and gold is expected to sell for £40 000-60 000.

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As well as this impeccable collection from Italy, a set of 20 golden boxes are expected to draw global attention, especially from China. The collection includes a perfume dispenser dating back to the middle of the 18th century, made in France using pieces from the Far East which have been assembled in a Western style.

The sale will take place on 28th June, 2016. Check out Artcurial on Barnebys here.

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