Large Louis XV Style Forty-Eight-Light Chandelier, French, circa 1885

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A monumental Louis XV style gilt bronze and cut-glass forty-eight-light chandelier.

The frame is variously stamped with numbers and 'JL.'

This rare and exceptional chandelier has a central cut-glass baluster stem, surrounded by an undulating cage frame from which two tiers of acanthus cast scrolling arms extend. The chandelier is hung overall with extremely large shaped prisms and flower head drops, and terminates in a fabulous pear shaped glass finial.

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Louis XV
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1885
  • Period
    19th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Glass
    Ormolu
  • Condition
    Excellent. Weight 275 kg - 300 kg including chain.
    Dimensions
    99.21 in. H
    252 cm H
  • Diameter
    160
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU102801963502
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2014

Typical response time: 15 hours

Located in London, GB

Associations:
  • The British Antique Dealers' Association
  • LAPADA - The Association of Arts & Antiques Dealers

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