14 October 2020
AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND BLUED AND PARCEL-GILT EIGHT-LIGHT CHANDELIER
The globular body decorated with gilt stars, issuing curved arms cast with masks and a pinecone finial, electrified
12 in. (30.5 cm.) high, 22 ½ in. (57 cm.) diameter
Acquired from Galerie Carroll, Paris,1982.
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For an identical chandelier with variations to the chain and attributed to Pierre-Victor Ledure, see H. Ottomeyer and P. Pröschel, Vergoldete Bronzen, vol. I, Munich 1987, p. 359, fig. 5.11.4.
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