A Twenty Four Light Ormolu Chandelier

Dimensions: H: 45.5 in / 115 cm   |  Dia: 39.5 in / 100 cm


A Magnificent Bourbon Restoration Period
Twenty-Four Light Ormolu Chandelier

Constructed in bronze, which has been cast with extraordinary attention to detail, and conformingly excellent planishing, burnishing, and two colour mercury gilding; the central dish of acanthus form having a suspended flambé finial, the six scrolling branches of foliate form each issuing three branches of conforming design with pine cone finials and lotus nozzle drip pans; interspersed by large extending anthemion mounts; the central reeded stem rising from a lobed urn finial and terminating with a scrolling lotus corona with six decorative suspension rods.
French, circa 1820

REF No. 9248

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