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Lustre à huile Charles X

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€ 36,000

Ref. GL90162

HEIGHT

140 cm / 55.12 inch

DIAMETER

90 cm / 35.43 inch

WEIGHT

50.00 kg / 110.25 lbs

STOCK

1 In-Stock
Exceptional chandelier supporting Charles X period oil lamps. The bronze and the central tank are completely original, the oil lamps are a later addition.

In the 19th century the chandelier stood out as the exceptional piece, the essential element of important pieces. The 19th century revisited the styles of previous centuries, neo Louis XIV or Louis XV, neo gothic or neo-antique, inspirations and historical references are clear, and contemporary additions visible, more sconces - candles become less expensive in the industrial age - more crystals and different shapes - glassmakers and crystal makers have made great technical progress At the end of the 19th century, candles were replaced by gas lighting and then by electricity as the 20th century approached.
Exceptionnel lustre supportant des lampes à huile d'époque Charles X. Le bronze et le réservoir central sont complètement d'origine, les lampes à huile postérieures.

Au XIXe siècle le lustre s’impose comme la pièce d’exception, l’élément incontournable des pièces importantes. Le XIXe siècle va revisiter les styles des siècles précédents, néo Louis XIV ou Louis XV, Néo gothique ou néo-antique, les inspirations et références historiques sont claires, et les ajouts contemporains visibles, plus grand nombre de bras de lumière - les bougies deviennent moins onéreuses dans l’ère industrielle - plus de cristaux et de formes differentes - les verriers et cristaliers ont fait de grand progrès techniques. A la fin du XIXe siècle, les bougies sont remplacées par l'éclairage au gaz puis par l’électricité à l’approche du XXe siècle.

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Lustre à huile Charles X

CRYSTAL AND FINISH GUIDE

CRYSTALS
Rock Crystal / Quartz

Rock Crystal / Quartz

In the 18th Century, the royal chandeliers were treated as jewellery, Their pendants were in 'pure water crystal' - natural crystal/quartz.

18th Century Crystal

18th Century Crystal

Before Lead crystal was discovered, the glass was mixed with Manganese, Tungstene or other materials. These materials used to give a smoky, violet or yellow tint to the glass. Our 18th Century Crystal recreates this effect, making it perfect for pieces that need to look antique or fit in a collection.

Bohemian Crystal

Bohemian Crystal

The 19th Century is the great avent of Lead Crystal - commonly known as simply “crystal”. Our suppliers in Eastern Europe create pure and transparent Crystal, which we call Bohemian.

Finish
Gun Finish
Gun Finish
Médaille
Médaille
Antique Silver
Antique Silver
Silver
Silver
Antique Gold
Antique Gold
Royal Gold
Royal Gold