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An Unusual Gilt Pastiglia And Polychrome Twelve-Light Chandelier

Origin Italy
Period 19th Century
Materials Of gilded and polychrome wood and pastiglia.
H. 49.21 in; Diam. 24.8 in;
H. 124.99 cm; Diam. 62.99 cm;
Creation Date Early 19th Century
Description Possibly Sicily. Early Nineteenth Century.

Of gilded and polychrome wood and pastiglia. The flared lower part set with panels of winged putti. Above is a series of arched sections, each set with a nubian mask with exotic headdress, scrolling candle arms issue from in between each of the sections. The baluster stem with vasiform section decorated with acanthus leaves and looping swags is topped by four scrolling arms candle holders and naturalistic flowers. The circular tapering stem terminating in a regular block set with paterae with inverted finial above. Some redundant original drill holes, apparently never used to contain flower stems. Minor restorations in line with age and use. Formerly electrified.
Styles / Movements Other, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number 11352
Incollect Reference Number 234338
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