A fine Russian chandelier comprising a mercury gilded bronze Neo-Classical frame which has been hand burnished. It is hung throughout with hand cut rock crystal. Comprising a central stem with different plaques, pendants and stars. The ball finial of solid rock crystal is contained within a gilt bronze cage which is a peculiarity of chandeliers found in Saint Petersburg. The central stem, ball, stars and plaques are original and those that were missing have been replaced with new drops. .
c.1850. . .
Measures: 112cm high x 84cm wide
The ball has a diameter of 18cm and the largest plaque is 18cm