A Louis XVI Style Chandelier with Wedgwood Style Porcelain Plaques
DimensionsHeight: 115 cm (46 in)
Diameter: 61 cm (25 in)
Weight: 24 kg
An Important Louis XVI Style Cut-Glass and Gilt-Bronze Mounted Chandelier With Wedgwood Style Porcelain Plaques.
This fine chandelier has a gilt-bronze corona with a finely cast acanthus and anthemion cresting above an upper section hung with trails of faceted crystal drops and Wedgwood style porcelain plaques. The plaques are contained in finely cast gilt-bronze frames above a large central architectural band surmounted by gilt-bronze cherub figures supporting palm trees with crystal fronds. Below, the chandelier has four concentric bands from which are suspended crystal drops terminating in a central faceted ball.