Regency Bronze Chandelier
Elegant and rare circa 1825 English Regency George IV period solid patinated bronze chandelier in neoclassical ‘Grecian’ style having molded ceiling canopy issuing twist-stem standard joining gadrooned lambs tongue ‘collar’ connecting chains to stop-fluted circular dish-form body with bearded deity heads and top rams head ‘chalice’; the three arms with molded deity faces below three bellflower socket cups. Originally an Argand or colza oil burning fixture, it was electrified in the early 20th-century.
Provenance: Malibu, California estate designed by renowned interior designer Michael S. Smith and pictured in two of his books: ‘Michael S. Smith Houses’, Rizzoli, New York, 2008; and ‘Michael S. Smith: Building Beauty: The Alchemy of Design’, Rizzoli, New York, 2013.
Condition: Good. Wear commensurate with age and use. Beautiful patina. Old wiring, rewiring available. Inquire for pricing.
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