An Italian 18th Century Louis XIV Period Mecca And Gilt Metal Chandelier
Item # 7149
A charming and extremely decorative Italian 18th century Louis XIV period mecca and gilt metal fifteen arms chandelier. The chandelier is centered by a carved pear shaped bottom finial also repeated at each of the wonderfully scrolled fifteen arms. Each arm is decorated with finely carved mecca candle cups and are spread over three tiers, each tier decreasing in size as they lead up the chandelier. The lovely central fut displays richly carved fluted, receded and foliage patterns throughout and smooth central cabochons at the center. All original mecca and gilt throughout.