Four 1930s chandeliers from London's Adelphi Plaza hotel highlight Unique Auctions Antique & Vintage Chandelier and Lighting Sale on the 6th/7th October.
Each chandelier, made up of 2,500 crystals and weighing a quarter of a ton, hung in the Adelphi Plaza – a hotel formerly in London's theatre district. They were specially made in England for the plaza in 1931, a year before the end of the Great Depression. They were taken down in 1999, when the hotel was transformed into apartments.
Other highlights of the sale include a 6 tier, 90 arm chandelier measuring nearly 9ft tall. Items also include approximately 1700 unrestored chandeliers sold on pallets, 1000 wall lights, over 1 million crystals, over 800 renovated chandeliers, including a quantity of matching chandelier wall lights, many different coloured glass droppers and a large quantity of outside lighting, brass, silvered wire, bulbs, shades & electric cable etc.
The sale takes place on the 6th and 7th October (start 9am GMT) is being held by Unique Auctions on site at Philips & Sons Lighting Showrooms, Unit 11 Riverside, Allens Business Park, Skellingthorpe Rd, Saxilby, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 2LR.
Viewing takes place on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th from 10am - 8pm, and the morning of the sale.
For more information visit http://www.antique-vintage-chandeliers.co.uk/ or http://www.unique-auctions.com or call UK +44 (0) 1522 690444.