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A CHARLES X ORMOLU AND FROSTED GLASS CHANDELIER, CIRCA 1830

A CHARLES X ORMOLU AND FROSTED GLASS CHANDELIER, CIRCA 1830

A CHARLES X ORMOLU AND FROSTED GLASS CHANDELIER, CIRCA 1830

A CHARLES X ORMOLU AND FROSTED GLASS CHANDELIER, CIRCA 1830


the frosted glass globe engraved with foliate motifs encircled by an ormolu band fitted with six ormolu swan-shaped candle branches

height 46 in.

117 cm

The ormolu with the usual expected general wear, minor casting flaws, and rubbing, and with some surface dust. Could benefit from a light, non-invasive cleaning. The frosted glass globe with two long cracks to lower section of one side, secured with glue and rivets. Otherwise in very good condition with the usual expected minor surface scratches and wear. Pierced and wired for electricity. Please note Sotheby's does not guarantee the working order of lighting.


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