18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV PERIOD BRONZE AND GLASS 8 LIGHT CHANDELIER

A very important French Louis XV period bronze and cut glass eight light chandelier. Mid 18th century. An open cage frame issuing sixteen S-scrolled branches, eight with floral shaped drip-pans and candleholders which are made of two
moulded half-pieces and fused into one whole cup, traces of this fusion are still visible and a clear indication of an original 18th c piece ,and eight further branches with an ornament 'poignards '.

 

 

Height.                                 150 cm

Diameter.                              80 cm

Origin.                                  France

Period / style.                      Louis XV period

Date.                                    ~1750

Frame.                                  Cage

Materials.                             Bronze, glass 'verre de Bohème'

Refencenumber.                 MC013377

Price.                                   On reguest