Monumental ‘Embassy’ chandelier, designed for the living room of the Danish Ambassador’s Residence, Washington, D.C.

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  • Provenance

    Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, 'Modern Art + Design', 17-26 September, 2013, lot 1142
    Acquired directly from the above by the present owner, private collection, London

  • Literature

    Esbjørn Hiort, Finn Juhl: Furniture-Architecture-Applied Art, Copenhagen, 1990, p. 25
    Lisbet Balslev Jørgensen, Vilhelm Lauritzen: En Moderne Arkitekt, Copenhagen, 1994, p. 105

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Monumental ‘Embassy’ chandelier, designed for the living room of the Danish Ambassador’s Residence, Washington, D.C.

1960s
Brass, tubular brass, glass.
179.3 cm (70 5/8 in.) diameter, variable drop
Manufactured by Louis Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Estimate
£30,000 - 40,000 

sold for £35,000

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