A French cut-glass and silvered bronze six light chandelier
part Louis XV, mid 18th century
with twelve branches issuing from a slender central shaft with faceted baluster elements, six branches with shaped drip-pans and hung with pear-shaped drops and with six further branches supporting spire ornaments similarly hung, with a rock crystal ball pendant below, later elements
112 by 76cm., 44 by 30in.
Christie's London, Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets, 7th July 2005, lot 318