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Exceptional Hot Air Balloon Chandelier, Gilt Bronze and Crystal, Period: 19th

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Exceptional chandelier called “Montgolfière”. Fully electrified, its frame is in gilded bronze composed of a central part supporting 6 gilt bronze sconces where the sockets support lovely little screw bulbs. Its crystal collar cut in the shape of an oak leaf, symbolizing majesty, solidity and power, is set with vertical and pointed daggers in the shape of blades. This set magnifies a cascade of octagonal crystal pendants meticulously cut by hand in diamond cut and then finished with a crown of vertical daggers. The diamond cut will allow the luminosity of the bulbs which will pass through the pendants, to break down the spectrum of light and to restore all the colors of the rainbow. Period: 19th century - Style: Empire Dimensions: Height: 95cm x Width: 35cm Electrified - Six lights A symbol of luxury, the Montgolfière chandelier remains world famous. It is the symbol of French elegance, it illuminates the ceilings of the great presidential houses and royal courts around the world, since the reign of King Louis XVI. Sparkle and radiance, refinement and finesse, delicacy and luxury make it the undisputed and unequaled ambassador of France.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 37.41 in (95 cm)Width: 13.78 in (35 cm)Depth: 37.41 in (95 cm)
  • Power Source:
    Hardwired
  • Voltage:
    220-240v
  • Lampshade:
    Included
  • Style:
    Empire (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    19th Century
  • Condition:
  • Seller Location:
    CRÉTEIL, FR
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU7814232880312
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