This chandelier is closely related to one in the Audienzzimmer of the Markgraf at the Ansbach Schloss. Dating to circa 1715, the Ansbach example was subsequently copied by the local modeler, Joseph Bianchini and the ciseleur Jean Houdan as late as 1740 (see H.Ottomeyer/P. Pröschel, Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich, 1986, vol.I, p. 55, fig. 1.6.11).
A similar example was sold in these rooms, 18 November 1999, lot 565 ($13,800)