651
651
A fine Russian gilt bronze, cut-crystal and red glass mounted twenty-light chandelier in the manner of Johann Zech, probably St. Petersburg
Empire, circa 1800
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 41,050 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
651
A fine Russian gilt bronze, cut-crystal and red glass mounted twenty-light chandelier in the manner of Johann Zech, probably St. Petersburg
Empire, circa 1800
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 41,050 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A fine Russian gilt bronze, cut-crystal and red glass mounted twenty-light chandelier in the manner of Johann Zech, probably St. Petersburg
Empire, circa 1800
with circular pierced corona, hung with crystal-cut pendants and drops, topped by four ornaments with pendants, the pierced middle section set with scrolled arms each fitted with five arms with urn-shaped nozzles and hung with circular glass tier
height circa 105cm
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Literature

Comparative literature:

K.A. Solover, Russian Lighting XVIII-XIXC, State Publishing House, Moscow, 1950

Catalogue Note

The workshop of Johann Zech in St. Petersburg was responsible for the production of nearly all the chandeliers made for the Palace of Pavlovsk and of other Russian Imperial palaces. Zech, a craftsman of German origin, worked often together with an other artisan named Fisher.

European Collections: Paintings, Ceramics, Glass, Furniture and other Works of Art

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