Rococo style ormolu and cut glass antique French chandelier

£45,000

The delicate cut glass drops of this magnificent antique chandelier surround the work's central gilt bronze frame, making a stunning visual contrast.

 

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Description

This fine chandelier is crafted from ormolu, or gilt bronze, in the Rococo style. The chandelier features twenty-four light branches arranged through two tiers. Each scrolled branch, which is intricately cast and finished with foliate detailing, is draped with faceted cut glass. The shaped central stem culminates in a flared corona, rendered with foliage, and draped with yet more cut glass.

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
19th Century
Period
19th Century
Style
Rococo
Material
Crystal, Cut Glass, Ormolu (Gilt Bronze)
Colour
Clear, Gold

Dimensions

Height
130 cm / 51.2 inches
Diameter
90 cm / 35.4 inches

Reference:
14779

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