SOLD - A French Belle Époque painted iron chandelier from circa 1900 with six lights, floral décor and verdigris patina. This French Belle Époque chandelier, dating back to around 1900, is a true testament to the opulence and intricate craftsmanship of its era. Crafted from painted iron, it features six elegantly curved arms that hold aloft the chandelier's six lights, creating a harmonious balance between beauty and functionality.
The chandelier's design is a celebration of nature, with delicate floral motifs adorning its frame. At the bottom, a wicker-inspired basket supports the structure, while intricate details such as the pistils of the flowers add a touch of realism. The flowers themselves, wrapped around the links, seem to climb towards the canopy, creating an enchanting sense of organic growth.
The verdigris patina gives this piece a unique character, evoking the passage of time and the enduring beauty of antique treasures. Meticulously rewired for use in the USA, this chandelier seamlessly combines historical charm with modern functionality.
In terms of usage, this chandelier is more than a mere lighting fixture; it's a statement piece that can transform any room. Hang it in a dining room to create a romantic, Belle Époque-inspired ambiance during meals. In a grand foyer or living room, it becomes a stunning focal point, casting a warm, inviting glow. Its timeless design ensures that it complements a range of interior styles, from traditional to eclectic.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 20th Century
Dimensions: 19" Diameter x 25"H
Inventory Number: XX295