French hexagonal gilt-bronze and glass Versailles style Hall Lantern

French hexagonal gilt-bronze and glass Versailles style Hall Lantern

French hexagonal gilt-bronze and glass Versailles style Hall Lantern

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French hexagonal gilt-bronze and glass Versailles style Hall Lantern:
so named after the original hanging in ‘Escalier du Roi’, Versailles;
the bevelled glass panels with gilt bronze mounts in the form of a
jewel box with foliate studs on each corner; with acanthus leaf and
bud finial below and leafy top crown. Restored.

Height:30"-76.0cm
Width:14"-35.5cm
Glossary Words

gilded, gilt

A very thin layer of gold applied to brass or bronze.

foliate

This word is often used of decoration in our descriptions and means leafy.

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