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$ 42,000

German Neoclassic Ormolu and Cut-Glass Twenty-Four Light Chandelier, circa 1795

Origin Germany
Period 18th Century
Materials gilt bronze, cut glass
H. 50 in; Diam. 40.5 in;
H. 127 cm; Diam. 102.87 cm;
Condition Good. good / appropriate for age and use
Creation Date circa 1795
Description A German neoclassic ormolu and cut-glass twenty-four light chandelier, circa 1795, probably
Berlin and attributable to Werner & Mieth, founded 1792, one of the great artistic foundries of
the age of European Neoclassicism.
drilled for electricity, old restorations on two of the arms.

The Werner & Mieth workshop was founded by Christian Gottlieb Werner (1756-1831) and Gottfried Mieth (c.1765- c.1834) and specialized in creating objects and chandeliers from glass and gilt bronze. Both had been modellers at the Royal Berlin Porcelain Factory, KPM. The firm was active in projects to furnish the royal palaces in Berlin, Potsdam and elsewhere employing a number of talented artist and architects such as Hans Christian Genelli (1763-1823) and Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841). -from the research of Frank C. Möller

The firm's production included furniture and chimneys as well as table decorations, acquired not only by German Royal patrons and noble houses but also delivered to Holland and as far as Constantinople.
Styles / Movements Neoclassical, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number NB
Incollect Reference Number 460849
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