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A NORTH ITALIAN GILT-METAL AND ROCK-CRYSTAL TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER
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A NORTH ITALIAN GILT-METAL AND ROCK-CRYSTAL TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER\nGENOA, MID-18TH CENTURY\nThe standard issuing tiers of bead-encrusted arched flowerheads draped with rope and pendant prisms above twelve bead-encrusted scrolling candlearms hung throughout with pendant drop prisms headed with flowerheads and terminating in foliate sockets, electrified\n44 in. (112 cm.) high, 29 in. (73.5 cm.) diameter
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With its elegantly scrolled arms embellished with beading, this chandelier shares similarities with a pair of chandeliers sold Le Gout Steinitz, III, Christie's, London, 6 December 2007, lot 454 (£78,500). A single chandelier of slightly more elaborate trellis frame but similarly sophisticated lines was sold Christie's, London, 7 July 2011, lot 635 (£79,250).

title

A NORTH ITALIAN GILT-METAL AND ROCK-CRYSTAL TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER

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The description for this lot should read:

A NORTH ITALIAN GILT-METAL AND ROCK-CRYSTAL TWELVE-LIGHT CHANDELIER

GENOA, MID-18TH CENTURY

keywords

mid 18th Century, chandelier, Furniture & Lighting, lighting, glass, metalwork, Italy

department

Clocks, Marine Chronometers & Barometers

dimensions

44 in. (112 cm.) high, 29 in. (73.5 cm.) diameter


*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.

*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.


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