Neo Classic Deco 4 Arm Hanging Dore Ormolu Chandelier. Neo Classic Deco 4 Arm Hanging Brass Chandelier.Made turn of the century. 25 wide x 35 tall. Globe shape chandelier with arms. Light fixture has an ornate ceiling cap with 4 arms. The 19th Century embossed ormolu Arms hang downward to the end with opulent beard crystal covers for each dangling bulb.
The beautiful center display of very large impressive beaded spiracle globe that completes this magnificent chandelier. Great condition, all original, and antique patina. Dore to describe the Fixture. Ormolu (from French or moulu, signifying gold ground or pounded) is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-karat gold to an object in bronze. The French refer to this technique as bronze doré, which is used to this day though the item may be merely painted with a gold-tone paint.I removed it from the ceiling in my house where a licensed electrician had installed it a few years ago, and it was working fine when we removed it. It could need some new cord or wiring updates, since Im not knowledgeable about electrical appointments.
An 1961 interview in the local newspaper stated. There are hundreds of birds- porclain and pottery, iron and wood, silver and crystal- in ceiling high cases; sofas and chairs, pianos and music boxes, paintings and lithographs, in fabulous frames. But significant interest is the assortment of mantlepieces and fireplaces. They are significant because they are one part of this collector's collection that were once put to practical use.Maybe he doesn't even remember why he acquired them first, whether just because he liked them or with a use in mind. But the fact remains that, in depths of the Great Depression when the decorative features of razed residences might he had, at least, for carting them away, ; at most, for a song. This collector did a lot of singing! His acquisitions, in any event are incorporated today from some of Montgomery's once pretentious grand homes, including his own. The Chandelier is not in a box but it has been wrapped. The item "Antique Art Deco Dore Ormolu Bronze Crystal Chandelier Neo Classic" is in sale since Saturday, January 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Chandeliers, Sconces & Lighting Fixtures". The seller is "deepsouthc" and is located in Montgomery, Alabama. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.