Record Price for a Chandelier in Australia

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An Art Deco chandelier designed by Georges Chevalier was the centrepiece at the Baccarat and Christofle Pavilion at the 1925 Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs.

The three tier waterfall crystal chandelier having over 10,0000 crystal drops, was purchased at the Paris Exposition by Frank Thring, the founder of Hoyts Cinemas, to grace the main foyer of the Regent Theatre which was built in 1928 on George Street, Sydney.

On behalf of a client, Shapiro Auctioneers sourced the buyer for this unique chandelier and achieved a sale price in excess of $150,000.00.

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