The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Chandelier
  • Chandelier
  • Jacques Caffiéri (1678 - 1755)
  • Probably Philippe Caffiéri (1714 - 1774)
  • France
  • c. 1751
  • Gilt bronze, wrought iron and iron bolts
  • Height: 145.5 cm
    Width: 142 cm
    Weight: 117 kg
  • Stamp: 'C R [with a crown in middle] / C.927.'
    Inscription: 'CAFFIERI A. PARIS' engraved
    Inscription: 'TW' scratched
    Inscription: 'ABC / DEF / GJ'
  • F84
  • Reserve Gallery
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Probably Louis XV, Versailles, c.1751; Louise-Elisabeth, Duchess of Parma, Palazzo Colorno, 1753; 1769; Grande salle, Colorno, 1811; Salone, Colorno, 1856; probably Guarda-mobili, Turin, 09 September 1862 - 13 September 1862; probably sold, Turin, after 1862; Stein, Paris, by November 1871; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.