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Wooden Gargoyles chandelier

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€ 20,000

Ref. GL00234

HEIGHT

120 cm / 47.20 inch

DIAMETER

100 cm / 39.40 inch

STOCK

1 In-Stock
A singular chandelier with a rustic décor was probably carved in the 1840s, at a time when the “Troubadour” style spread in Brittany. The gargoyles represent the four apostles John as an eagle, Luke as a bull, Matthew as an angle and Mark as a lion. THis kinfd of wooden sculptures where seen in Churches of Brittany on the ceiling beams. This chandelier comes from the Chapel of a castle near "Le Mans" in France.
Ce curieux lustre a été sculpté sans doute vers les années 1840, à l’époque où le style troubadour s’est répandu en France. Sa thématique décline, en forme de gargouilles, la représentation des quatre évangélistes dans leur représentation symbolique (Jean en aigle, Luc en taureau Mathieu en ange, Marc en lion) et celle de quatre des sept péchés capitaux. Le traité rustique des sculpture n’est pas sans rappeler le travail des poutres et corbeaux dans les chapelles de Bretagne et de la région du Maine. La provenance de ce lustre est d’ailleurs une chapelle de château dan les environs du Mans.

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Wooden Gargoyles chandelier

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