Pair of 19th Century Large Italian Empire Chandeliers Sixteen-light Crystal and Gilt Iron 1810 circa
A rare pair of large Italian Empire crystal and mecca gilded iron chandeliers, featuring two tiers supporting sixteen arms, dating back to early 19th century of Italian origin, coming from a Piedmontese private palazzo.
The hand-made circular structure consists of five circular mecca gilded iron crowns, the upper ring and the larger one are adorned with cast iron palmette and decorations. Rings are joined together by crystal chains festoons.
The larger crown supports eight curved scrolling cast iron arms and it is surmounted by further additional eight cast iron scrolling patterns, ending with eight additional lights. Good condition, wear consistent with age and use. One small restoration at the base of a cast iron palmetta in the upper crown.
Now they are perfectly working, restored with new double wiring for Italian standard, ready to be hanged!
These super masterpieces of art, born for candles lighting at the beginning of 1800, thanks to its evergreen and classical design, can be placed in contemporary luxury interiors.
Height of 128 centimeters does not include any chain, size relative to chandelier’s structure only. Each chandelier weighs 24 kg.
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