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Lot 213: A FRENCH CUT AND MOULDED GLASS TWENTY-FOUR LIGHT CHANDELIER BY BACCARAT, CIRCA 1883 |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: together with 24 letters from Baccarat to Antonino Nicosia regarding the extensive commission, a copy of the original Baccarat catalogue from 1883 and various hand drawn sketches and lists illustrating the chandeliers and sconces for set up and delivery
Commissioned by Antonino Nicosia, Baron of Sangiaime for Palazzo Nicosia, Enna, Sicily;
By descent to Nunzio Nicosia, Baron of Sangiaime who moved the chandeliers and wall lights to Sperlinga Castle, Enna, Sicily;
By descent to his nephew Cavaliere Giovanni Calogero Li Destri Nicosia;
Thence by descent to the present owner.
Dimensions: 155cm. high; 4ft. 4 1/4 in.