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French Art Deco Alabaster and Nickeled Bronze Chandelier, Subes

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Important and highly unusual French Art Deco alabaster chandelier attributed to Raymond Subes with original nickeled bronze mounts, stem and canopy. The large central hand-carved tortoise shell colored alabaster bowl is unusually thick. It supports four heavy fluted nickeled bronze mounts each topped by double fluted stepped bobeches. When viewed from underneath, the spear shaped mounts powerfully slice through the soft curves of the alabaster coupe creating a visual dichotomy. The central round stem with angular faceted step ends in a matching fluted cap ceiling mount. Newly wired for American specifications. Holds 16 sockets total (ten exterior, six interior) Can be lengthened or shortened for a surcharge.

Details

  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1930
  • Period
  • Condition
    Excellent. very light superficial scratches, dents on the alabaster due to age. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 26 in. x Dm 26 in.

    H 66.04 cm x Dm 66.04 cm

  • Diameter
    26 in. (66.04 cm)
  • Seller location
    New York, NY
  • Reference number
    U120323901335

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