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Archive for February 2011

18th Century Italian Chandeliers

*Additional images and prices available on request*





CHANDELIER H



A prestigious, large Italian 18th century chandelier with eight scrolling iron arms and extending metal flowering branches. The central gilt wood base is edged with tole foliage and decorated with crystal flowers.

Provenance:

A family chapel in Venice, Italy.

Dimensions:

35” high x 51” wide








CHANDELIER O



A pair of Italian 18th century, gold leaf chandeliers with six hand-forged iron arms with crystal foliage decoration with a hand-carved central gilt wood stalk.


Provenance:


Genoa, Northern Italy.

Dimensions:

49” high x 36” wide


{sold}








CHANDELIER N




18th century Italian chandelier elaborately decorated with a gold leaf hand-carved eagle's nesting on the undercarrage of the base and scrolling, flowering branches decorated with hand-carved, gold leaf acorns.


Provenance:


A large castello (castle) in Tuscany, northern Italy.


Dimensions:


52” high x 37” wide


{sold}






CHANDELIER C




Painted silver 18th century Italian chandelier with a painted silver stalk, (an unusual example of Italian iron work) wrought with scrolls and tole leaves, crystal flower crown, and a crystal flower blanket.

Provenance:


A castle near Lucca, Tuscany, Italy

Dimensions:


46" high x 72" wide





CHANDELIER B

Painted early 19th century chandelier. Neutral tones of distressed amer, beige and grey; highlighted with gold detail. Having six large iron arms with additional flowering branches and coordinating original gilt-trimmed bouveche and decorated with patinas (drip pan trays for candles).


Provenance:


A hotel in Florence

Dimensions:


40" high x 48" wide





CHANDELIER A



Black and gold Chandelier with carved black and gilt wood having eight large iron arms, flowering acanthus branches, and tole bobeches.

Provenance:

From the hall of a noble home near Genova, Northern Italy. Louis XVI period.

Dimensions:

40” high x 60” in diameter

17th and 18th Century Italian Church Tassels

by Ben Katchor
Italian 18th century tassels and pompoms used as decoration for chandeliers and artifacts in their own right.
(Prices and sizes available on request. Reproductions of these above original tassels are available at blissstudios.com.)
Selection of 18th century Italian gold leaf "pompoms" that all need tassels applied to the pins. Various selections of tassels available.
18th century Italian church "pompom" with tassels.
Size: 15" high
Price: Available on request.

18th century Italian gold leaf church tassels.

Size: 6" long (including the 1" metal hook)

Price: $40 per tassel

18th century Italian silver leaf tassels.

Size: 6" long (including the 1" metal hook)

Price: $40 per tassel

18th century gold leaf carved Italian tassels.

Size: 5.5" long (including the 0.5" metal hook)

Price: $50 per tassel

18th century silver leaf carved Italian tassels.

Size: 6" long (including 1" metal hook)

Price: $40 per tassel

18th century gold leaf carved Italian tassels.

Size: 6" (including 0.5" metal hook)

Price: $50 per tassel

*Also available in 8" (including 1" metal hook) for $70 per tassel*

18th century gold leaf Italian tassels.

Sizes:

Smaller- 7" (including the 1" metal hook)

Larger- 8.25" (including the 1" metal hook)

Prices:

Smaller- $50 per tassel

Larger- $70 per tassel

Various tassels decorated with crystals and shells on fossil coral and optical calcite bases.

Sizes: Approximately 12" high

Prices: Range from $150-$180 per piece

18th century Italian gold leaf tassels decorated with rare pink and purple coral on chalcopyrite mineral bases.
Size: Approximately 12" high
Price: $180 per piece

17th century gold leaf carved Italian tassel decorated with white fossil shells on an 18th century Italian candlestick base.
Size: 12" high
Price: $180
17th century gold leaf carved Italian tassel.
Size: 9" long (including the 0.5" metal hook)
Price: $80 per tassel
17th century gold leaf carved Italian tassel.
Size: 11" long (including the 0.5" metal hook)
Price: $100 per tassel

18th century Italian chandelier.
Tassels used in decorating.


Interi has the largest selection of 17th and 18th century Italian church tassels available. These are church artifacts used for decorated the churches on religious feast days. There is a limited stock available per style. More variations are available on request.