Important Genoese Chandelier with 72 lights

Re-Editions

Re-Editions

Ref. 99464/72 CDR

HEIGHT : 200 cm / 79.00 inch

200 cm / 79.00 inch

DIAMETER : 200 cm / 79.00 inch

200 cm / 79.00 inch

WEIGHT : 160.00 kg / 352.80 lbs

160.00 kg / 352.80 lbs

STOCK : In-Stock

In-Stock

MATERIAL : Bronze and Rock Crystal

Bronze and Rock Crystal

LOCATION : Gargas, France

Gargas, France

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Monumental Chandelier in the Genoese Style with Louis XV hand chiseled Rococo Candle holders and flowers and grapes crystal drops.

In the 17th century, the work of rock crystal from the Alps was an important industry in Genoa and its region. The smallest crystals cut into balls were sewn on the arms and the structure of the chandeliers in wood or bronze or assembled in "laces". The light of the candles is reflected as on water, each pearl is like a drop of dew deposited delicately on the chandelier.
Lustre monumental de style génois avec bobèches et bassins Louis XV rococo ciselés à la main et pampilles en fleurs et raisins.

Au XVIIe siecle, le travail du cristal de roche venu des Alpes est une industrie importante a Gênes et dans sa région. Les plus petits cristaux taillés en billes étaient cousus sur les bras et la structure des lustre en bois ou en bronze ou assemblées en « lacets ». La lumière des bougies se reflète comme sur l’eau, chaque perle est comme une goutte de rosée déposée délicatement sur le lustre.

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18th Century Crystal

18th Century Crystal

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Bohemian Crystal

Bohemian Crystal

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Gun Finish
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Médaille
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Antique Silver
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Silver
Antique Gold
Antique Gold
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Royal Gold
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Bronze
Bronze
Crystal
Crystal
Rock Crystal
Rock Crystal
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Wrought Iron
Bronze and Crystal
Bronze and Crystal