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Eight-Light French Chandelier with Clear and Amber Crystals

Europe  –  Circa 1920

HEIGHT: 28 in. (71 cm)
DIAMETER: 22 in. (56 cm)

This chandelier is build around a gilded brass frame with sinuous curves covered with clear crystal plaquettes and several rows of rosettes and pampilles in clear and amber crystal linking them. The central stem is a succession of hand blown crystal balusters (“pieces d’empilage”) surmounted by a brass canopy having arms and pending plaquettes. This chandelier is terminated by a suspended large faceted bottom sphere.

IN THE STYLE OF: Louis XV
PLACE OF ORIGIN: Europe
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1920
PERIOD: 1920-1929
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Bronze, Crystal
CONDITION: Excellent
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
HEIGHT: 28 in. (71 cm)
DIAMETER: 22 in. (56 cm)