An important French, Napoleon III chandelier of large proportions. The bronze Neo-Classical frame is mercury gilded and hand burnished. It is hung throughout in hand cut crystal de Roche (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. . .
c.1850. . .
Measures: 112cm high x 84cm wide
The ball has a diameter of 18cm and the largest plaque is 18cm
Note: The chandelier weighs 85 kilos