Antique Neoclassical style carved giltwood chandelier
French, 19th Century
Height 84cm, diameter 82cm
This elegant carved giltwood chandelier is crafted in the Neoclassical style. The chandelier features an ornately shaped giltwood body, which is profusely carved with a host of classicising foliate detailing, including rosettes and splayed acanthus leaves. The chandelier issues six light branches, each of which is scrolled and carved with acanthus leaves and rosettes. The light branches terminate in single candle holders, and the chandelier itself is supported from a similarly carved ceiling mount.