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New In – A Large Napoleon III Mercury Gilded & Crystal De Roche Chandelier c.1850


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