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Antique chandelier circa 1840

Antique chandelier circa 1840

  • Code: 2054136
  • Width: 97cm (38.2")Height: 180cm (70.9")
£10950.00 / $14786
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An amazing very large and beautiful chandelier  French circa 1840 with  silk hand made shades on their original frames .  A very fine previously gilded brass frame supports  8 arms previously for candles , Now wired for electricity using small  SBC  golf ball  bulbs  ( the shades clip on )  The glass flats are  carved in the greek  Iota - eta - sigma   which is an eclesiastical symbol   Translated to the roman IHS. The greek eta  looking like the Roman H )   This chandelier probably dates 1840  and would have been either in a church or  a pilgrim chapel , hospital or as a centre piece for a family hall way , bought in Lyon we assume from the Aveyron region .

The chandelier will be crated for delivery by Antiques carrier  ( crating cost   £100.00  ) Delivery cost dependent on area.

Ceiling height required for this item in excess of  3.8 metrs .-  Perfect chandelier for a large stair well .