A French Napoleon III period eight-light crystal chandelier from the mid-19th century with brass armature. Born in France during the reign of Emperor Napoleon III's reign, this exquisite chandelier features a crystal shaft topped with scrolling accents supporting large pendeloques. The eye is lead to discover the eight scrolling brass arms, each supporting a brass flower-shaped bobèche and a candle sleeve. The chandelier's lower section is adorned with a ring of crystals surrounding a central faceted circular finial that creates a perfect visual conclusion. With its elegant crystal décor and brass accents, this French Napoleon III period chandelier circa 1860 will enliven any room beautifully. It is wired for the US.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 25.5" Diameter x 31.5"H
Inventory Number: Z41