Large French Empire Period Ormolu Chandelier
Large French Empire Ormolu Chandelier
The chandelier is centred by an impressive bottom ormolu acorn finial in a satin and burnished finish, below elegant ormolu scrolls with cut crystal pendants. The central ormolu tier decorated with palmettes each centred with 14 S scrolled arms richly decorated with foliate ornament between each candle arm another 14 upright candlesticks. The central Chandelier adjoined with crystal garlands and a fine top crown with pierced palmettes.
France, circa 1810
Provenance: Bernard Steinitz, Paris.
Height:180 cm Diameter: 139 cm