Twelve candle-branch tole peint and glass fruit Chandelier

Twelve candle-branch tole peint and glass fruit Chandelier

Twelve candle-branch tole peint and glass fruit Chandelier

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Twelve candle-branch tole peint and glass fruit Chandelier:
the glass baluster stem with centre ring of glass prisms bearing candle branches on two tiers interspersed with four spires; dressed with lattice
of prisms and rosettes, with fruit-shaped glass pendants in various hues.
French, circa 1900, in the style of Maison Baguès, restored and wired with hidden lights in ring and bunches of grapes.

Height:47"-120.0cm
Width:31"-80.0cm

tôle peint

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

lattice

An open structure like a diamond-formed trellis.

baluster

A term used to describe the stems of chandeliers, meaning shaped like a balustrade; curvaceous, with a series of urns.

Baguès

Bagués of Paris, a French lighting manufacturer from the 19th century. Particularly known for their wall lights with glass flower and bird designs, often silvered and mirrored with beaded fronds.

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