A French Empire Chandelier
Reference No: 700
An early 20th century French Empire style, gilt brass and patinated metal six light chandelier, retaining its original chains and ceiling cup. Each of the arms in the shape of a stylised swan’s neck, a typical motif of Josephine Bonaparte (who was envied for being the only European to have black swans brought to her from South Australia). Area of Paris, circa 1930.
This item due in Melbourne in early 2020.
SOLD TO R.R.
Condition report: In excellent condition. Requiring to be wired to Australian safety standards.
Dimensions: Diameter 50 cm, height inc chains & ceiling cup 72 cm.
Status: Awaiting shipment to Australia