A FRENCH CUT-GLASS, GILT BRONZE AND SILVERED GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT MONTGOLFIERE CHANDELIER, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH CUT-GLASS, GILT BRONZE AND SILVERED GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT MONTGOLFIERE CHANDELIER, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH CUT-GLASS, GILT BRONZE AND SILVERED GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT MONTGOLFIERE CHANDELIER, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH CUT-GLASS, GILT BRONZE AND SILVERED GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT MONTGOLFIERE CHANDELIER, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH CUT-GLASS, GILT BRONZE AND SILVERED GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT MONTGOLFIERE CHANDELIER, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH CUT-GLASS, GILT BRONZE AND SILVERED GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT MONTGOLFIERE CHANDELIER, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A FRENCH CUT-GLASS, GILT BRONZE AND SILVERED GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT MONTGOLFIERE CHANDELIER, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
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Property from the Collection of Bernard & Josephine Chaus

A FRENCH CUT-GLASS, GILT BRONZE AND SILVERED GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT MONTGOLFIERE CHANDELIER, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Bernard & Josephine Chaus

A FRENCH CUT-GLASS, GILT BRONZE AND SILVERED GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT MONTGOLFIERE CHANDELIER, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot Sold:32,500USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Collection of Bernard & Josephine Chaus

A FRENCH CUT-GLASS, GILT BRONZE AND SILVERED GLASS EIGHT-LIGHT MONTGOLFIERE CHANDELIER, EARLY 19TH CENTURY


height 52 in.; diameter 39 ¾ in.

132 cm; 101 cm

Condition Report

Unusual and impressive model. Scattered minor chips and some replacements to drops, and scattered rubbing and surface dirt to gilding. Glass sphere with small areas of tarnishing/discolouration to silvering, not visually distracting. Lower edge of sphere with even area of discoloration, possibly indicating an additional previous mount. Previously wired for electricity.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

 NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Bernard Steinitz, Paris

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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