Trace Mayer Antiques
3700 Lexington Road
Louisville, KY 40207
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French Gilt Metal Montgolfier Balloon Chandelier C 1930

Description: Superb French Crystal, Beaded, and Gilded Six Light Chandelier, Circa 1930-40; Basket base with lighted sconces, in the form of Montgolfiers Balloon. Note: The Montgolfier brothers, born in Annonay, France, were inventors of the first practical balloon. Joseph-Michael, the elder, was born on August 26, 1740; Jacques-√ątienne was born on January 6, 1745. They were 2 of the 16 children of Pierre Montgolfier, whose prosperous paper factories in the small town of Vidalon, near Annonay, in southern France, helped support their balloon experiments.

Condition: is great overall. see photos.

Dimensions:
Height- 56
Width- 28
Depth- 28

Price: $15,000.00


Item ID: 14096
(use this number when calling our gallery)

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