About

Italian empire cut glass mounted silvered metal twelve-light chandelier. Main annulus supporting two rows of tiered light arms joined by faceted swags and joined to upper rings by swags, surmounted by six scrolled leaf corona. Neoclassical form. One of the type of chandelier that most likely were used by the Vatican during the 18th and into the 19th century for regional visitations. These chandeliers were hung in tents that were decorated for Papal visits.

Details

Dimensions

Height: 51 in. (129.54 cm)
Diameter: 35 in. (88.9 cm)

Style: Empire (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Metal, Silver, Crystal
Place of Origin: Italy
Period: Early 19th Century
Date of Manufacture: 1800

Condition
Good
Wear consistent with age and use.

Seller Location
Essex, MA