PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE CANADIAN COLLECTION
AN EMPIRE GILT BRONZE THREE-LIGHT HANGING LANTERN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
wired for electricity
height 36 ½ in.; diameter 12 in.
92.7 cm; 30.5 cm
In very good condition, with minor rubbing and slight tarnishing to gilding. Glass knop is replaced. Repairs to hooks attached to rosettes. Rams heads and rosettes previously with hanging elements.
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.
Jean Renoncourt, Paris, 1986