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18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'

Specification
Reference number:
822
Diameter:
77 cm
Height:
140 cm
Material:
Bronze/Crystal
Price:
€19500.00

Description

 

An amazing & rare large gilt bronze French chandelier. Cage form; With 6 candle arms, 3 between arms with a poignard and 3 cage arms.
On the cage arms there are below and above poignards.The cage arms are decorated with rosettes and stars.
In the centre there is a vase and an extra poignard and above a facetted ball.
All scrolled arms has numbers who are corresponding with the central plate- ‚Entablement’ . This is characteristic for the 18th century.
The chandelier is reachly festooned with with stars, jasminds, facetted drops and pendants 'Cristal de Bohême’- some of the crystals has solarized (mangan). Solarised glass came by 'Cristal de Bohême’ till 1750 very often, after that has becoming less. Till 1770 the 'Cristal de Bohême' has a yelow or amethyst coloured discoloration. 
Above the cage there is Vase-d’enfilade from 3 decorative vases to cover the stam.
The crown ‚Coroune’ with 12 arms, decorated with stars and crystals 'Crystal de Bohême’.
Below the chandelier is a large champagne-coloured facetted bol.
Place of origin- France
Period- mid. 18th c.

Additional information
  • Shipping is possible. Contact us for the shipping quote.
  • Wear- consistent with age and use.
  • The chandelier is excellently restored. Visit our 'Restoration' page to see how we restore our chandeliers.

 

18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'
18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'
18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'
18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'
18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'
18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'
18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'
18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'
18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'
18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'
18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'
18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'
18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'
18th c. gilt bronze French chandelier 'Lustre cage'