A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758
A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758
Live Auction: 10 December 2020 • London

Live Auction: 10 December 2020 • London

Live Auction: 10 December 2020 • London

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A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758
A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758
A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758
A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758
A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758
A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758
A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758
A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758
A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758
A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758
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A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758

Estimate: 150,000 - 250,000 GBP

A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758

Estimate: 150,000 - 250,000 GBP
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Description

A magnificent pair of Sicilian ten-light silver and gilt bronze chandeliers, assay master Nunzio Gino, Palermo, 1758


the numbered detachable moulded scroll branches with detachable shaped circular drip pans and conical gilt-bronze sconces, fitted into numbered niches at the central baluster columnar stem, rising to a bishop's Galero with heraldic tassle attributes and applied below with armorials three times, the stem further applied with gilt-metal scrolls and acanthus leaves, interior metal rod terminating in ring hanging mount

110cm, 43in high; 90cm, 35 1/2 in wide

Silver weight approximately 27.5kg

Condition report

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Provenance

Marcello Papiniano Cusani (1690-1766), Archbishop of Palermo
A Sicilian family
Burzio. Fine Antiques and Works of Art

Literature

ASSOCIATED LITERATURE:

Silvano Barraja, “I marchi degli argenti e orafi di Palermo”, Palermo, 1996, p.34, p.77