Coming from a Venetian palazzo estate, this is a Barovier & Toso Rezzonico chandelier.
The structure reflects the Briati one in Ca Rezzonico in Venice, very strict in the details.
Dominant colors are ruby and deep aquamarine. With pate the verre colors for the flower petals.
This chandelier has the size of the Palazzo one and same distribution of arms.
Origianally called Ciocca chandelier from Briati in the 18th Century, these chandelier are now know by the famous one in Ca Rezzonico in Venice.
Chandelier carries a first row of 12 arms in group of 3. Each group has two low one and one high arm.
The 4 raising stems carry a cup at mid wat (trionfo) with 2 arms each. For a total of 20 arms distributed around the chandelier.
The Fondino, the wide the cup that closes the arm connection at the lowest center, has a great pate de verre garland design of cherry flowers with yellow stamens and green leaves. Visible on the back a copper web used to ensure the hot attachment of the garland.
The trionfi carrying flowers and leaves of different kind and a blue handmade obelisk.
The top elements are in three layers.
The inside of the 4 stems carries a lantern in glass.
Countless number of pieces. Historical piece.
Request of certification from Barovier & Toso available.
Update. The palazzo is Palazzo Trevisan in Venice, known for the Veronese frescoes.
Giuseppe Briati (Author)
Height: 74.81 in. (190 cm)
Diameter: 63 in. (160 cm)
Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
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Wear consistent with age and use. Height is of the glass body part. Canopy and chain will add any height to the chandelier. Verify to have a good electrician mounter before bidding.