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24-Light Baccarat Crystal Chandelier
- This outstanding crystal and doré bronze chandelier is crafted by Baccarat
- Of monumental size and opulent design, it bears the hallmarks of that company’s exceptional style
- This massive French beauty is in excellent condition and is restored for electricity
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35” diameter x 63” high
The French House of Baccarat has been internationally recognized for its magnificent glass creations for over 200 years. During the mid-19th century, their chandeliers and tableware were favored greatly by European royalty, including Louis XVIII, Charles X, Louis Phillipe, Emperor Napoleon III, Czar Nicholas II, and numerous sultans and maharajahs throughout the Middle East. The royal courts of India, in particular, provided Baccarat with some of their most astonishing commissions for such items as thrones, tombs and chandeliers such as this phenomenal example. In fact, a chandelier created for the Maharajah of Gwalior, was so ornate and massive that it brought down with it the roof of his palace! Baccarat is still regarded as the finest glass maker in Europe and is known as both the Crystal of Kings and the King of Crystal.