Lot 86

Pair of splendid French centrepiece chandeliers
Height: 69 cm each.
Maximum width: 35 cm.
France, around 1800.

In Carrara marble, gilded bronze and crystal. Structure in each case in the form of an octagonal marble base rising to form a fluted column truncated, supported by four crushed spherical feet in gilded bronze, covered with pearl-stick decoration. Above it, a central shaft worked in crystal and bronze in the form of a slender cut pyramid, which carries a ring-shaped crown with a pyramid rising once more, hung with crystal balls and drops. In between, crown-shaped rising slender arms bent forward, also with crystal hangings. The bronze arms are intertwined with vase-shaped, finely chiselled spouts and with crystal-covered drip bowls. (1241492) (11)


A pair of magnificent French candelabra

Height: 69 cm each.
Maximum width: 35 cm.
France, ca. 1800.

In Carrara marble, bronze and crystal.