18TH C. FRENCH LOUIS XV PERIOD BRONZE AND 'CRISTAL DE ROCHE' 9 LIGHT CHANDELIER ~1750
A rare Louis XV period gilded bronze and complete in pure Rock crystal / 'Cristal de Roche' nine light 'Cage' chandelier.
Mid 18th. Century ~1750. An open cage frame issuing nine S-scrolled arms with floral shaped drip-pans mainly hang with large pear shaped pendants in rock crystal, some of them faceted. On the cage frame are placed three ornaments , 'Vase d'enfilade'.
In the centre is placed a little stem with a tier of arms, called the 'Pavilion' with pendants and a vase d'enfilade, the Pyramid. The upper section contains some more large faceted rock crystal stem elements supporting the Crown or 'Couronne' which consists of 9 individual attached branches on which are hung more pear shaped pendants.
As finial, 'Bas de Lustre' a big massive rock crystal ball.
Height 110 cm
Diameter. 60 cm
Period / Style. Louis XV period
Frame. Cage / a cage
Period ~ 1750
Materials. Bronze , rock crystal / cristal de Roche
Reference number. MC012332
Price. On request