Gilt bronze, amethyst and blue glass antique Russian chandelier

£55,000

This exquisite, sixteen light antique Russian chandelier is truly magnificent, embodying the aristocratic opulence of late Imperial Russian society.

 

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Description

Of sixteen lights, the central corona mounted with lion masks, each issuing double scrolling branches fitted with foliate drip-pans and tooled nozzles hung with faceted glass beads and pearls, the central shaft with graduated dishes, the upper section further fitted with star motifs and faceted drops.

Details

Country of Origin
Russian
Date of Manufacture
Late 19th Century
Period
Late 19th Century
Style
Belle Époque, Louis XVI
Material
Amethyst, Glass, Ormolu (Gilt Bronze)
Colour
Blue, Clear, Gold

Dimensions

Height
119.5 cm / 46.9 inches
Diameter
76 cm / 29.9 inches

Reference:
011973

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