An antique French empire crystal chandelier from the early 1900's, considering the construction of its framework, and the original with'petit point' decorated ceiling cap, a popular feature for that time period. It came from an old Louisiana mansion wealthy family estate. The unusual large baguette lead crystals used, are double faceted hand cut & polished to one side, and flat to the backside. The baguettes have various sizes: 3", 2,5" and 2. Also the octagon shaped button crystals have various sizes.The square crystals to the top and middle rims reflect the light beautifully. On the very bottom is a hand cut crystal finial ball with attached to it another round of tear drop crystals. The overall display with the beaded side florets and icicle teardrops is just stunning. When catching the sun rays it gives off amazing colors, and when lit it gives of a beautiful atmosphere and will be jewel for your elegant home. Great for an entrance way, boudoir or staircase with a high ceiling. It comes with an extra long chain that can be shortened to your ceiling height needs. It requires 4 US standard size bulbs in total. Height from the ceiling 70. Height of the chandelier by itself: 38. The sockets and electrical wires have been updated with vintage looking new stock.
Note that some of the crystals are chipped and metal parts patinated, as to be expected for its age and usage. They are part of the description and condition. The chandelier will be well wrapped and packed, in a large heavy crated box.The item "Antique French 19th Century Empire style large crystal chandelier bag basket" is in sale since Thursday, November 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Chandeliers, Sconces & Lighting Fixtures". The seller is "artrunner23" and is located in Palm Coast, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.