Beautiful French gilt bronze frame rock crystal 12 arm chandelier (circa 1880)

A beautiful French gilt bronze frame rock crystal chandelier with 12 lit arms, (6 additional lights could be added internally if required). The top crown is hung with rock crystal drops and small flowers attached to the gilt metal fronds below which the central baluster rises up clad in rock crystal surrounded by 6 gilt supports all adorned with rock crystal flowers and small drops. From each support are outswept double arms featuring octagonal rock crystal drip pans and candle holders. Beneath these are suspended large rock crystal plaques. Further smaller plaques within the inner ring and rock crystal swags connect between the outer arms. Finally all terminating below with a large solid rock crystal ball. c1880

PERIOD: 19th Century
CONDITION: Excellent
HEIGHT: 46 in (117 cm)
DIAMETER: 36 1/4 in (92 cm)
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