Exzellenter Kronleuchter, Südfrankreich, 19. Jh.

A fine 19th century gilt-metal and crystal cut chandelier "lustre a` lacets", mounted with six scrolling candle branches. The chandelier is of pear-shaped form hung with facetted drops, glass flowers and beads. The beads are hung to form a trellis pattern and along the arms a wavy interlaced pattern. The whole surmounted by a coronet and terminating with a finial crystal cut ball. Chandeliers similarly designed were already fashionable in the 18th century. Can be wired for electricity on request. See: Sigrid Wechssler: Lampen, Leuchten und Laternen, München 1983, fig. p. 52.

PERIODE/OF THE PERIOD: Frankreich, Louis XV-Stil, 19. Jh. / France, Louis XV Style, 19. Jh.
MATERIAL/MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Bronze, Kristallglas /bronze, cut crystal
ZUSTAND/CONDITION: Exzellent. Nicht elektrifiziert, Elektrifizierung gegen Aufpreis möglich. Min. Gebrauchs- und Altersspuren./Excellent. Not wired for electricity, but can be wired for electricity on request. Minor wear consistent with age and use.
100 cm (39.38 in. )
DURCHMESSER/DIAMETER: 78 cm (30.71 in. )
Price Upon Request