Ten branch green and gilt tole peinte and cut glass Chandelier

Ten branch green and gilt tole peinte and cut glass Chandelier

Ten branch green and gilt tole peinte and cut glass Chandelier

5434

Ten branch green and gilt tole peinte and cut glass Chandelier:
in the form of entwined leafy branches; dressed with variously shaped cut glass pendants, fruit and rosettes; with central cut glass spire ornament. French, late 19th Century and restored.

Height:28"-71.0cm
Width:21"-53.5cm

gilded, gilt

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

tôle peint

From the French, meaning literally 'painted iron', now applied to metal-ware painted with lacquer or oil paint

cut glass

Often now referred to as 'crystal', the glass was blown and shaped, then passed to a specialist cutter, who would polish and cut patterns to enhance its brilliance.

Thank you

This is sample alert content.