Unique Swan and Lyre French 19th Century Tole Chandelier, Black and Gold

Item Number: 6729A

This beautiful 19th Century French chandelier features hand painted tole and an array of unique elements. Most notably the glass bowls below each light were originally used to hold wale oil as fuel for the wick which extended up the stem. The centerpiece features a lyre, an ode to Apollo, the god of prophecy and music. Its depiction symbolizes wisdom and moderation. Two swan heads extend from the instrument, in and of themselves an ode to Venus the goddess of love and seduction. During their creation, swans were thought to represent both the masculine and feminine energies, a balance surely felt here. The four lights have of course been converted to modern electricity, but the history of the piece is undoubtedly still felt.

Price: $9,500 view item

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French 19th Century Empire Bronze Chandelier

Item Number: 6729B

This beautiful Empire chandelier features ornate bronze set against a dark green to create a striking contrast. The piece dates back to the 19th century and its 6 light base suspends from three strands of intricately detailed chain, all joined together by a classic empire crown. Acorn finials rest below both the crown and base of the chandelier, and the flame bronze centerpiece brings all of these beautiful elements together. The piece exudes the timeless empire style with power and grace.

Price: $15,000 view item

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Italian 19th Century Gold Leaf Gilded Tole and Iron Chandelier

Item Number: 6807

This gorgeous Italian chandelier dates back to the 19th century. It’s made of tole and iron and gilded entirely with gold leaf. The piece is draped in crystal, most notably featuring soft amber, & amethyst plaquettes at the base. Atop rests a crown with crystal beads, further down lies crystal encrusted and gold leaf gilded tole bobeches. Crystal fleurettes are featured throughout, and an urn of crystal beads rests in the middle of the piece. It is a truly beautiful 12 light fixture, in fact it was once a part of a past store owner’s personal collection.

Price: $37,500 view item

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Mid 20th Century Italian Bell Lantern

Item Number: 403x 

This beautiful, simple Italian hanging lantern dates back to the mid 20th Century and features both solid brass and a gorgeous bell shaped glass bowl. The three lights rest in the center of the glass, hung by the brass stem. The piece as a whole is suspended by three chains and comes together for a balanced feel that would be a great addition to any space.

Price: $1,500 view item

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Pair of 19th Century Louis XVl Lamps Made of Chinese Vases

Item Number: 5554

This gorgeous pair of antique lamps combine Chinese porcelain with beautiful French bronze mounts. The porcelain itself is 19th Century Famille Rose, indicated by the pink band at the base and pink hues throughout. The color is vibrant and in pristine condition. A gathering between two elders is shown on one side and is paired with a nature scene on the other. The handles move like the branches of a tree which work well to connect the continuing nature motif in the bronze mounts. The bronze was added in the 19th century by the French, is bronze d’ore (covered in gold), and features a key used originally to control the length of the wick. The piece has been converted to modern electricity.

Price: $12,500 pair view item

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French 19th Century Marble Mantel with Gilded Bronze Mounts

Item Number: 568x

This beautiful French 19th century Louis XVI mantel features pristinely gilded bronze mounts with ribbons and a floral design. The mounts contrast quite well against the marble’s light hues of grey and red. The curvature of the piece combined with the movement in the bronze work is not only indicative of the Louis XVI period, but also balanced and striking.

Price: $17,500 view item

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Beautiful 32 light Louis XVI Bronze D’ore and Crystal Chandelier

Item Number: 0014

This immaculate chandelier dates back to the 19th century and carries the Louis XVI period with style. It features glimmering bronze d’ore, bronze covered in gold, with intricate scroll work, an acanthus leaf motif, delicate flowers at bloom near the crown, and gorgeous details on each of the 32 bobeches. The Strands of octagonal crystals that flow between each arm are quite large in and of themselves and are joined by finely cut plaquettes and a beautiful solid crystal ball finial.

Price: $45,000 view item

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French Louis XVI Bronze and Crystal Chandelier

Item Number: 548x

This classic Louis XVI chandelier dates back to the 19th century and features beautiful crystal surrounding the center stem. Ropes of octagonal crystal flows from the long bronze arms to give the chandelier beautiful negative space. This, combined with the long center stem and bronze elements at the crown, produces a sense of length and balance. The piece also features cut and polished crystal plaquettes as well as a delicate tulip crystal finial.

Price: $12,500 view item

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French Mid-20th Century Louis XVI Desk with Leather Top Inlay

Item Number: 571x

This classic Louis XVI fruit wood desk dates back to the mid 20th century. The straight legs, body, and fluting around the corners reflect the Louis XVI style quite well. It features a classic escutcheon, bronze mounts, drawer pulls, and inlaid black leather top with accompanying protective glass.

Price: $4,750 view item

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French 19th Century Napoleon III Chandelier featuring an Open Weave Center Ring

Item Number: 5665

This beautiful Napoleon III chandelier dates back to the 19th century and is draped with round, faceted crystal beads graduating in size from small to large as they approach the center ring. The fixture is made of high quality bronze and most notably features a unique open weave ring in the center. Most commonly, these rings are solid with added details, but here the open design shines and displays the craftsmanship clearly. The bronze arms feature detailed faces and support 6 beautiful bobeches.

Price: $12,000 view item

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