Rare chandelier having beautifully designed, decorated, chased and gilded six bronze arms and central shaft all connected to a green lacquered bronze sphere. All wires are running inside the bronzes and not visible. Gilded bronze pine cone at bottom and arrow crossing a “faisceau” crown at top (Directoire symbol of Brotherhood). Each arm is terminated by a bobeche and a candle socket. The shade is green lacquered outside and white glazed inside, providing a beautiful light by reflection. Rewired for the USA.
In the Style Of: Empire
Place of Origin: France
Date of Manufacture: 1890
Materials and Techniques: Bronze, Tin
Condition: Good. Some chipped paint .
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
21 in. (53 cm)