Rare and exquisite gilt bronze and crystal hot air balloon chandelier. All original and preserved. French wired arms and hidden electrification of the balloon which produces and amazing effect. High quality ormolu and wonderful French crystals throughout. The best of the best in neoclassical Louis XVI style.
Height: 42 in (106.68 cm)
Diameter: 18 in (45.72 cm)
Style: Neoclassical (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Crystal, Ormolu
Place of Origin: France
Period: Early 20th Century
Date of Manufacture: 1900
Wear consistent with age and use.