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    antique french louis xiv style twelve branch ormolu chandelier c1900

    Antique Antique French Louis XIV Style twelve branch ormolu chandelier C1900
    • Antique Antique French Louis XIV Style twelve branch ormolu chandelier C1900
    • Antique Antique French Louis XIV Style twelve branch ormolu chandelier C1900
    • Antique Antique French Louis XIV Style twelve branch ormolu chandelier C1900
    • Antique Antique French Louis XIV Style twelve branch ormolu chandelier C1900
    • Antique Antique French Louis XIV Style twelve branch ormolu chandelier C1900
    • Antique Antique French Louis XIV Style twelve branch ormolu chandelier C1900
    • Antique Antique French Louis XIV Style twelve branch ormolu chandelier C1900
    • Antique Antique French Louis XIV Style twelve branch ormolu chandelier C1900
    • Antique Antique French Louis XIV Style twelve branch ormolu chandelier C1900
    • Antique Antique French Louis XIV Style twelve branch ormolu chandelier C1900
    • Antique Antique French Louis XIV Style twelve branch ormolu chandelier C1900
    • Antique Antique French Louis XIV Style twelve branch ormolu chandelier C1900

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    This is a highly decorative French Louis XIV style twelve branch ormolu chandelier, Circa 1900 in date.

     
    Emanating from a central column, the upper part isdressed with three female caryatids interspersed with foliage and issuing decorative six scroll arms with urn shaped sconces, above a further six slightly wider and also highly decorative scroll arms also with urn shaped sconces, and it is completed with a stunning round finely chased base with a striking foliate cast pendant.
     
    Offered in really excellent condition.
     

    Condition:
     
    In excellent condition having been dismantled cleaned and rewired in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
     
     
     
    Dimensions in cm:
     
    Height 72 x Width 62 x Depth 62
     
    Dimensions in inches:
     
    Height 2 foot, 4 inches x Width 2 foot x Depth 2 foot
     

    Our reference: 08398
    The wordchandelierappeared in theEnglish languagein the late14thcentury, borrowed directly from12thcenturyOld Spanish. This was a new spelling of the10thcenturyFrenchwordchandelabre, which comes from theLatincandelabrum, itself from the Latincandela(meaningcandle).
     
    The earliest candle chandeliers were used by the wealthy inmedievaltimes.
     
    The world's largestBohemian crystalchandelier, a gift fromQueen Victoria, is located in theDolmabahçePalaceinIstanbul. It has 750 lamps and weighs 4.5 tons.Dolmabahçehas the largest collection of Bohemian andBaccaratcrystal chandeliers in the world, and one of the great staircases has balusters of Baccarat crystal.
     

    Ormolu -(from French 'or moulu', signifying ground or pounded gold) is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-caratgoldin amercuryamalgamto an object ofbronze.The mercury is driven off in akilnleaving behind a gold-coloured veneerknown as'gilt bronze'.
     
    The manufacture of true ormolu employs a process known as mercury-gilding orfire-gilding, in which a solution ofnitrate of mercuryis applied to a piece ofcopper,brass, or bronze, followed by the application of anamalgamof gold and mercury. The item was then exposed to extreme heat until the mercury burned off and the gold remained, adhered to the metal object.

    Width (cm):
    62
    Height (cm):
    72
    Depth (cm):
    62
    Price: £2,150.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for.

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    We are one of the UK's premier furniture dealers and have been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental furniture, silver, porcelain, and decorative items both antique and contemporary. We exhibit our collection in classy showrooms in our large warehouse very close to the centre of London.

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    Regent Antiques Limited
    Manor Warehouse
    318 Green Lanes
    London
    Central London
    N4 1BX
    UNITED KINGDOM
    T: 02088099605
    E: info@regentantiques.com
    W: www.regentantiques.com

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