A Large and important Louis XVI Chandelier

A Large and important Louis XVI Chandelier

Code: P0726628


W: 64cm (25.2")H: 117cm (46.1")


A Superbly rare Louis XVI style chandelier with rock crystals consisting of 12 arms and exquisitly cast like a jewel. With a central stem ormolu, interspersed with rock crystal elements of a great clarity throughout. The now electrified candle arms with sconce flute and shaped drip pans attach to the out swept curved arms by an ormolu ball cap. Suspending chains of rock crystal and a single tear drop. The chandelier terminates with a central rod of rock crystal, hung with further small tear drops. The middle of the common has a suspended caracal of rock crystal button facets within a pierced frame work mounted with rock crystal hearts caped with a finial. This in turn is suspended by roc crystal beads, up until the top corona. With upswept ormolu cascading with beads and teardrops of various sizes. In all the piece is of the highest quality with the best quality crystal to be found. Every piece with a stamped number. Circa 1760