French Louis XVI Style Gilt Bronze Chandelier

French Louis XVI-style (19th Century) gilt bronze chandelier with a 3 arm upper & 6 arm lower tiers emanating from a fluted center shaft with an urn top and acorn finial bottom.
SKU
PPL066
Item Location
New York, NY
 
Dimensions (in)
Height: 23.0"
Diameter: 22.0"
Style
French
Louis XVI
Color
Gold
Category
Lighting
Lighting
Chandelier
Materials & Techniques
bronze
$15,000 (USD)
In Stock
Quantity:1
SEE IN PERSON
location

Newel Warehouse

32-00 Skillman Ave

Long Island City NY - 11101

phone(212) 758-1970

French Louis XVI Style Gilt Bronze Chandelier

In Stock
$15,000
Quantity:1
SEE IN PERSON
location

Newel Warehouse

32-00 Skillman Ave

Long Island City NY - 11101

phone(212) 758-1970
SKU
PPL066
Item Location
New York, NY
Dimensions (in)
Height:
23.0"
Diameter:
22.0"
Style
French
Category
Lighting
Lighting
Chandelier
Color
Gold
Materials & Techniques
bronze
Louis XVI

Louis XVI

King Louis-Auguste reigned in France between 1774 to 1793. The Louis XVI style was a return to classicism looking to Greek and Roman culture for inspiration. Characteristics of this style were architectural ornamentation, classic symmetry, geometric marquetry,decorative escutcheons, small mechanized elements, and the predominant use of mahogany with linear gilt bronze mounts that emphasized veneers. Decorative motifs such as garland swags, horns of plenty, vasiform shapes, olive leaves, and cone finials were common and often referencing historical styles.

Finial

Finial

An ornamental, terminating piece that extends vertically from the apex of a design. In architecture, they are found at the tips of gables or spires, and in furniture, as top ornaments on cabinet corners, posts, or supports. Finial also refers to the decorative metal piece used to affix lampshades to table and floor lamps. They often take the shape of a ball, flame, flower, acorn, pineapple, or vase.

Louis XVI

Louis XVI

King Louis-Auguste reigned in France between 1774 to 1793. The Louis XVI style was a return to classicism looking to Greek and Roman culture for inspiration. Characteristics of this style were architectural ornamentation, classic symmetry, geometric marquetry,decorative escutcheons, small mechanized elements, and the predominant use of mahogany with linear gilt bronze mounts that emphasized veneers. Decorative motifs such as garland swags, horns of plenty, vasiform shapes, olive leaves, and cone finials were common and often referencing historical styles.

Finial

Finial

An ornamental, terminating piece that extends vertically from the apex of a design. In architecture, they are found at the tips of gables or spires, and in furniture, as top ornaments on cabinet corners, posts, or supports. Finial also refers to the decorative metal piece used to affix lampshades to table and floor lamps. They often take the shape of a ball, flame, flower, acorn, pineapple, or vase.

Louis XVI

Louis XVI

King Louis-Auguste reigned in France between 1774 to 1793. The Louis XVI style was a return to classicism looking to Greek and Roman culture for inspiration. Characteristics of this style were architectural ornamentation, classic symmetry, geometric marquetry,decorative escutcheons, small mechanized elements, and the predominant use of mahogany with linear gilt bronze mounts that emphasized veneers. Decorative motifs such as garland swags, horns of plenty, vasiform shapes, olive leaves, and cone finials were common and often referencing historical styles.

Finial

Finial

An ornamental, terminating piece that extends vertically from the apex of a design. In architecture, they are found at the tips of gables or spires, and in furniture, as top ornaments on cabinet corners, posts, or supports. Finial also refers to the decorative metal piece used to affix lampshades to table and floor lamps. They often take the shape of a ball, flame, flower, acorn, pineapple, or vase.

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