Amazing Antique Five Light Brass Chandelier with Onyx Orb, Early 1900s NC1360-RW - For Sale
Amazing Antique Five Light Brass Chandelier with Onyx Orb, Early 1900s NC1360-RW
Stunning antique five-light chandelier with a unique orb, dating from the early 1900s. This bronze fixture begins in a canopy with beading, foliate, and wavescroll details. It works its way down in chain to a decorative loop finial, surrounded by leaves that taper into five bands that comprise the body of the chandelier. These five brass bands gracefully undulate around a center pole made of celluloid or Bakelite. In the middle of this pole is a stunning globe of what we think is onyx. At the star-shaped base, five chandelier arms feature a hammered texture with decorative details on the underside; they extend out to support embellished piecrust bobeches. The chandelier finishes in a unique hanging finial. This light fixture is in excellent condition; it has been professionally rewired and comes with all necessary attachments for modern installation. The chandelier measures approximately 16" wide, 18-1/2" tall, and 37" long overall.