PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE CANADIAN COLLECTION
AN EMPIRE STYLE RED AND GOLD TOLE PEINTE SIX-LIGHT CHANDELIER, POSSIBLY RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
wired for electricity
height 35 ½ in.; diameter 25 ½ in.
90.1 cm; 64.8 cm
Rare and unusual model. Scattered losses, flaking, and refreshment to painted surface decoration with some surface dust. A few small elements lacking on internal crown. Some minor bending and stroke warping to edges of corona. Otherwise in good condition. Electrified and ready to hang.
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.
Ariane Dandois, Paris