French Empire Gilt Bronze and Crystal Ten-light Chandelier
French Empire gilt bronze and crystal ten-light chandelier, ormolu frame decorated by casting and chiseled vegetal elements and shaped beaded garlands.
This fine gilt-bronze crystal tent and bag chandelier has an upper corona in the form of a crown made of small facetted pearls above a fine bronze band, from which is suspended chains of graduated crystal pearls.
Five gilt bronze arms suitable for Edison 14 light bulbs + further 5 Edison 27 lights inside the crystal balloon cage, the lower basket.
Good condition. New wiring for European standard. T
his is a romantic Empire chandelier, hanged in a private residence of Milan but of French origin and dating back to 19th century.
Weight: 18 kg.
height: 121 cm
diameter: 56 cm
An important antique Louis XV style crystal and gilt bronze chandelier of French origin, a thirteen-light pendant dating back to the very early 1900, with a very original vertical structure, a birdcage shaped frame centred topped by crystal elements and adorned with crystal pinnacles. Seven handmade scrolled arms ending with romantic crystal spires illuminated with mignon bayonet light bulbs, fully arranged with Bohemian crystal drops and leaves. Six scrolling curved arms ending with flower shaped ormolu bobeiges suitable for E14 light bulbs. See pictures taken before cleaning and new wiring. We have disassembled each piece for cleaning, one arm showed an old restoration and only tree of the upper crystal leaves, daggers are different, are not original. Very good condition since restored and rewired for Italian standards. It dates back to very early 20th century and comes from a private family of Milan. This antique chandelier is subject to Belle Arti export visa and we are going to get it in October 2018.
Early 19th century Italian fire gilt cast bronze nine-light chandelier decorated with nine casting bronze arms, Rocaille casting bronze acanthus leaf ornamentation and chains. Excellent condition, with original fire gilding.
Born as church candle chandelier, this antique fire-gilded bronze sanctuary pendant has a great quality hand-crafted realization. Three cast bronze chains suspended from a fine bronze canopy beautifully elaborate in foliate details.
Very good condition, ready to be hanged and used.
We have cleaned and rewired for Italian standard, three small lights have been placed inside the lower cup, to lighten the beautiful leafed bronze crown on top of it.
It comes from a Piedmontese private residence, a family with a private chapel, Piedmonte is a Northern Italian region closed to French border and it is strongly influenced by French taste. Crystal pendants have been added later.
Size in inches 47" height by 32.5" diameter.Long candle lights suitable for 9 Edison 14 bulbs. Listed size is chandelier structure only, does no include any chain.