French 19th Century Empire Style Chandelier with Six-Light Arms
France Ca 1890
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 the 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.
Good with some chipped paint. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
H 21 in. x Dm 21 in.
H 53.34 cm x Dm 53.34 cm
21 in. (53.34 cm)