A so called 'Maria-Theresia-Chandelier' with a pear-shaped cage supporting 5 arms that folk into two, holding alltogether 10 lights. The folked arms describe a 'Schönbrunner Modell' - after the the palace Schönbrunn in Vienna, the summer residency of the Empress Maria Theresia (1717-1780). Centered by a crystal obelisk and an facetted ball finial, the whole richly hang with cut-crystal pendeloques and prism. The forged metal-frame has layers of glass-stripes, fixed with thin wires.
'Maria-Theresia-Chandeliers' were made in Austria since 1730 in a great variety.
In perfect restored and working condition. Hight can be adjusted by the chain.
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||forged iron, crystal
||Good.Wear consistent with age and use. In perfect working condition.
||41.34 in. (105 cm)
|| 35.43 in. (90 cm)
Price Upon Request
VERKAUFT – SOLD