Height 17 in. Width 15 in.
Height 17 1/2 in. Width 13 in.
Chertier, a specialist in ecclesiastical work in silver and bronze received a gold medal as coopirateur at the Exposition Universelle of 1855 while working as foreman at the House of Bachelet in Paris. In 1857 he founded his own firm at 48, rue Mazarin, moving to 7, rue Firu in 1866. His important works, produced after 1870, include those for the church of Mont-Saint-Michel, and for the cathedrals of Saint-Omer, Reims, Moulins and Strasbourg.Height 18 in. Width 17 in. Depth 10 in.
Each backplate in the form of a flaming touch hung with drapery swags issuing a set of 5 scrolled foliate cast candle arms with leaf tip cast nozzles and dip pansHeight 21in. Width 16in.
With white tole shadesHeight 21in. Width 13 in. Depth 9 in.
Maison Mottheau et Fils of Paris.
1900 Universal Exhibition in Paris
The fixture features three Cornucopia (The cornucopia or horn of plenty is a symbol of abundance and nourishment, commonly a large horn-shaped container overflowing with produce, flowers or nuts. The horn originates from classical antiquity. Each with two arms with electrified candle sticks and a central light with a electrified candlestick, and is in the style of the designs of Pierre Gouthiere (1740-1806), the bronzier famous for his commission from the court of King Louis XVI.Height 38 in. Diameter 32 in.
Art Deco is an eclectic artistic and design style that began in Paris in the 1920s and flourished internationally throughout the 1930s, into the World War II era. The style influenced all areas of design, including architecture and interior design, industrial design, fashion and jewelry, as well as the visual arts such as painting, graphic arts and film. The term "art deco" was first used widely in 1966, after an exhibition in Paris, 'Les Années 25' sub-titled Art Deco,celebrating the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes that was the culmination of style moderne in Paris. At its best, Art Deco represented elegance, glamour, functionality and modernity.
Height 46 in. Diameter 16 in.