Circa 1880 French Louis XV Style Beaded Crystal Chandelier

$7,500.00

In stock

Description

Circa 1880 French Louis XV Style Beaded Crystal Chandelier. This light metal birdcage chandelier is encrusted with intricate hand beaded and woven crystal garland and faceted crystals that bring an airy and delicate element to the room it graces. Holding eight lights, when lit, this Louis XV inspired chandelier distributes shimmer while providing a normal amount of light. The crystal etched bobeches rest on beautiful gilt wood holders that add a hint of warmth. The chandelier originally used candles, so the chandelier is electrified on the outside. The amount of intricate bead work makes a statement in a dining room, bedroom, or any space that needs a touch of elegance.

Additional information

Weight 32 lbs
Dimensions L 28 x W 28 x H 41 in
Style / Period

Louis XV Style

Year / Century

1880

Place of Origin

France

Material

Crystal / Gilt Wood / Brass / Gilt Metal

Condition

The chandelier requires eight candelabra base light bulbs. Each light bulb can use up to max of 60 watts. We recommend using LED lights because it helps preserve the antique fixtures better and longer. Antique chandeliers might have to be adapted to modern houses. This chandelier uses canopy and chain which is not included. Please check with your electrician or contractor for additional specifics on installing antique chandeliers. It has been rewired to meet US electrical standards. Has no missing crystals and none of the crystals have chips. Has some patina due to the age of the fixture which is normal and happens over time. It will require special packing and handing due to its delicate and fragile nature. Lots of intricate crystals bead work and a thin metal frame that can snap, if handled inappropriately.

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