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Pair of Sixteen Light Ormolu Chandeliers in the Gothic Manner

H: 72 in / 183 cm  |  Dia: 51 in / 130 cm

Description

Constructed in gilt bronze, each light with eight pairs of ten sided urn sockets with imbricated laurel edged drip pans, four of the pairs in each case rising from rams’ mask mounts, arranged around sixteen sided circlets, applied with relief cast mounts representing the Twelve signs of the Zodiac, and surmounted with owls, representative of the goddess Athena and Knowledge, above eight arching supports of inverted conical form, mounted with feather quills, rising from leaf clad pine cone terminals, each circlet with eight suspension linking chains, of angled square forms, cast with Ducal crowns to the upper crown coronas.

Circa 1920

REF No. 8807

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