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Fifteen-Light French Empire Style "Corbeille" Chandelier


Corbeille (Basket) chandelier in gilt bronze and crystal with ten outside light arms and five inside. Under the twelve palmates gilt bronze crown flows out a string Cascade of diamond-shaped cutted crystals joining a large chased brass belt supporting five bronze sconces having each two lights. Inside, five more lights (added later) in an horizontal position. Under the belt a round and flared shape constituted of crystal pampilles strings. At bottom a pending ring of crystal mirzas. Above the crown, the original chain.


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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 39 in. x Dm 26 in.

    H 99.06 cm x Dm 66.04 cm

  • Diameter
    26 in. (66.04 cm)
  • Seller location
    Charleston, SC
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