Unique Antique Fine Maritime Carved Wood Chandelier W Sea Creatures
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Unique Antique Fine Maritime Carved Wood Chandelier W Sea Creatures:
Unique antique fine maritime carved wood chandelier w Sea creatures
Up for offer today an absolute amazing hand made chandelier. So, What can we say about this chandelier? Check out the photos and dream away in the world of the explorers. It's a absolutely fabulous and unique antique piece, never seen before This chandelier came out of an estate from a personal friend who spends most of his life in Portugal. He's clearing out his personal collection of antique pieces. As I'm specialized in light fixtures, I can offer a very unique chandelier. I personally have never seen a chandelier like this. He told us that this chandelier is completely handmade in Portugal. This country was very famous for their explores of discovery Think about : Ferdinand Magellaan , Vasco da Gama, Bartolomeu Dias, Pedro Alvares Cabral etc. These were all very know Portuguese explorers. He bought it from an old antique dealer in Lisbon in 1945, but the chandelier was made the end of the 19th century and was probably owned by a Portuguese Navigator of an ocean going vessel which also lived in Lisbon. This exclusive chandelier gives us a picture of that time of exploration and the myth around You can see fine and detailed Sea creatures on this chandelier. 3 Branches are hold up by Sea creatures and the other 3 arms are held down by wood carved ropes. All the 6 lamps are made into an exotic flower The Sea creature design was at that time a much debated topic on the ships and in the Environment of sea explores. Ropes were always on the ships of the explorers. Legends and stories can be found in paintings, buildings, lighting etc just as in this chandelier. Just a great chandelier whit a lot of history. This chandelier still has The European wiring and will need to be rewired to work in The USA. We will ship this chandelier partial dissembled to ensure safe shipping of this unique chandelier. Height is 34 ¼” ( this is the chandelier itself), including chain and canopy height is 46", width is 28 ¾”. If you have any questions feel free to ask. Shipping is free to The USA. As always you are buying old/antique light fixtures, so there will be always signs of use. Light bulbs are not included. Thank you for viewing and interest in my items. (562).