An impressive French late 19th century gilt-bronze fifteen-light chandelier by Henry Vian, after the model by Caffieri, Paris
Lot 152
An impressive French late 19th century gilt-bronze fifteen-light chandelier
by Henry Vian, after the model by Caffieri, Paris
£20,000 - 30,000
US$ 33,000 - 49,000

Lot Details
An impressive French late 19th century gilt-bronze fifteen-light chandelier
by Henry Vian, after the model by Caffieri, Paris
surmounted by scrolling foliage above a cage frame with three seated putti, one signed to the underside Vian and JL, above a flower-filled urn, the central stem issuing fifteen scrolling branches, each terminating with a foliate drip-pan and nozzle, the lower terminal flanked by three birds above a floral finial, 95cm in diameter, 116cm high (37in in diameter, 45.5in high).

Footnotes

  • Henry Vian (1860 - 1905) was a celebrated bronzier who specialised in the production of bronzes in the eighteenth century style, particularly light fittings. He participated in the Great Exhibitions of 1878, 1889 and 1900 and received a Gold Medal in 1889. His workshop was based at 5 rue de Thorigny in Paris.
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