Vintage Capodimonte Chandelier, 1950s Italy, 5-arm, Blue/yellow/red Flower Drops For Sale
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Product DetailsItem #:15-89Dimensions (inches):18.25H x 20W x 20D From Ceiling 22.75HComment:Here's a pretty, feminine chandelier to add romance to your dining area! Dating to 1950, this authentic Capodimonte chandelier is directly imported from Italy. The white ceramic central column is decorated with metallic gold paint, while the matching candle cups feature pastel green and red decorations. But the real stars of the show here are the pretty ceramic flowers in red, blue, and yellow that drop from the arms of the chandelier to add charm. The simple, brasstone metal arms and base let the Capodimonte elements take center stage. Measuring 20 inches in diameter, this modest chandelier will look sensational in any shabby or French Country decor. Think outside the dining area by suspending this lovely piece above your fireplace conversation area, in a bedroom, or even in a large bath. No matter where you display this lovely, Italian Capodimonte chandelier, it will bring a lovely, feminine touch of romance to the overall good condition. Antique and vintage items by their very nature show normal wear to finish and miscellaneous scratches, nicks, and dings due to age and use. As we define 'good condition' relative to the stated age of the piece, we would expect to see 'character marks' consistent with that age and could include nicks or dings to a wooden, metal, enamel, or chalkware object, wear to a painted surface, speckling on a mirror, crazing, wear to gilding, or manufacturing glaze skips in ceramic finish, wear to a label, and some original decorative trim may be missing. If ceramic/porcelain restoration has been done, it is of museum-quality so that it is hardly discernible and would be specifically mentioned in the listing. 'Good condition' could include very small fleabite chips or very small hairline cracks in any glass, ceramic, or marble item, but these would be specifically mentioned in the listing.Item Specifics:Shows normal wear to the metal finish and miscellaneous fleabites to the edges of the ceramic flowers due to age and use. The fixture has been rewired.ShippingFree Shipping:Free shipping only applies within the Contiguous 48 United States and this item will be shipped via Greyhound Bus. Shipments via Greyhound generally take between 1-3 weeks, as they are shipped space available by Greyhound Package Express. If this timeframe exceeds your expectations or shipping requirements, please do not purchase this item. Shipments made via Greyhound Bus measure less than (inches) 30 x 47 x 84 and weigh less than 100 lbs per box. Shipments using Greyhound will require the customer to pick up the piece at their nearest Greyhound Bus Station. Please be sure that you are willing to pick the item up at the nearest Greyhound Station, as the nearest Greyhound Station may be a considerable distance from your home. Items not picked up at the Greyhound Bus Station within 48 hours after arrival may be subject to a storage fee, which varies from station to station. EuroLux will be happy to help you locate the nearest Greyhound Station. All shipments include Insurance.
Upgraded shipping to your home via a Ground Shipping Service (UPS or FedEx, our choice) is available for an additional $62.31.Additional Metal CERAMICThe word ceramic originates from the ancient Greek word keramikos, meaning potter’s clay. The practice of making ceramics has been in existence for nearly 30,000 years. Clay, the primary ingredient for any ceramic, is primarily made of aluminum silicate, which is a malleable soil from crumbling rocks. Ceramics can be grouped according to the type of clay used, the temperature at which the clay is fired, and the duration of the firing., METALAs it is often difficult to determine the exact composition of metal objects due to the prevalent use of metal plating and alloys, EuroLux Antiques uses the term metal rather than the more specific terms copper, brass, aluminum, steel, etc. for its listings in order to avoid confusion. Bulb Included:0Bulb Quantity:5Style: CapodimonteCAPODIMONTE (aka Capo Di Monte)The most famous porcelain manufacturer in Italy was Capodimonte, which was founded in 1736 at the Royal Court in Naples. Charles VII (1738 – 1759), son of Philip V of Spain, married Maria Amalia, granddaughter of Augustus II of Poland, founder of the Meissen porcelain factory in Germany. Charles VII wanted to create a porcelain factory in Italy that would rival that of Meissen. Without much initial success, he built a larger factory in 1743 in the Royal Wood of Capodimonte. Upon the death of Philip V, Charles moved to Spain to ascend the throne as Charles III of Spain and moved the entire production with him to Madrid, including all the molds and the skilled artists. Eventually Ferdinand IV King of Naples (1759 – 1816) returned the porcelain manufacture to Naples, where it continued as a royal factory until 1807. The high-quality works were in great demand throughout Europe. At that time, it was sold to a commercial corporation, which later closed in 1821. The business, including the original molds, was divided and sold in lots to several companies that still use the molds and the Capodimonte mark of a crown with a blue N today. Two of these companies are Doccia and Societe Richard Ceramica, also known as Ginori.Capodimonte was extremely influential in Italy and many Italian potters imitated their designs, especially those with flowers and mythological scenes. In modern usage today, Capodimonte denotes ceramics made in the general style and fashion of those made by the 18th century Neapolitan porcelain manufacturer, although most pieces today are not made of porcelain. A great many of these pieces were made in the 1950s and 1960s. Many of these Capodimonte style pieces are marked Bassano (a city focused on ceramic production in the Marche region) or simply Italy, or even without a mark at all.Object:ChandelierThe Fine PrintOur chandeliers are typically measured from lowest point of the bottom of chandelier to the top of the main body of the chandelier. This does not include the chain that hangs from the ceiling. If you have any questions regarding height or other dimension of a particular chandelier, please contact EuroLuxAntiques. We will not be held responsible for misunderstandings due to the way we measure the size of our chandeliers. Photographs of chandeliers are generally taken while the chandelier is lit. This can occasionally alter the color or appearance of the chandelier. If you have specific concerns about the color of a chandelier while it is not lit, please contact EuroLuxAntiques prior to purchasing. Chandeliers listed by EuroLuxAntiques were functioning in our retail location at the time of listing on various online sales channels, however, EuroLuxAntiques and EuroLux Imports, Inc., makes no warranties, express or implied, regarding safety, future functioning, fire hazard or compliance with applicable building codes in your area. We recommend that you seek the advice of a licensed electrician prior to installation.Terms & ConditionsBy purchasing, all Buyers acknowledge that they have completely read and agree to all terms and conditions stated in EuroLux Antiques' Complete Terms and Conditions. EuroLux Antiques has painstakingly developed these policies and procedures to protect the Buyer and EuroLux Antiques, and not reading these policies will not be accepted as an excuse for the Buyer’s dissatisfaction.A Note About ShippingEuroLux Antiques takes a great deal of pride in its packing and shipping. Please keep in mind that packing fragile and irreplaceable vintage and antique items is not a quick or cheap endeavor. Proper packaging is expensive and bulky and takes a great deal of time to do the job correctly. Boxes are often far larger than most customers (or ) would imagine when packed properly. Occasionally, 's shipping calculator over-estimates shipping charges. We make a concerted effort to refund grossly excessive shipping charges whenever possible.When a customer selects UPS Ground, we sometimes ship with an equivalent service such as FedEx or DHL. The shipping charges are similar, and we have found these companies also offer our customers superior customer service. We also occasionally upgrade shipping from USPS Parcel Post to Priority or UPS/FedEx/DHL Ground.We are a small, family-owned business and our aim is to get your purchase to you as quickly as possible as safely as possible. Delays occasionally can occur due to not having the correct packaging material on hand or missing our regularly scheduled packaging pickup or drop off. We ask your consideration in matters such as these, and we try to communicate with you when delays push delivery out longer than our customers should normally anticipate. We value your inquiries should you have any questions or concerns at any time during our shipping process. Please, Do Not Contact EuroLux for Appraisals, Information About or Sale of Your Personal ItemsEuroLux Antiques receives many phone calls and emails each day from people requesting additional information, appraisals, or assistance selling their items. We are very happy to discuss any of our items with prospective buyers, but due to time constraints, we cannot respond to requests from non-customers. If your item is of a similar nature to one you see in our listings, please take that as a guide to your item's potential value and please feel free to use any information from our listings to help you identify your item. We do not buy from individuals, and if you wish to sell your items, we might suggest listing them on an online sales site. We do, however, welcome additional information or corrections regarding any of our listings by collectors of these items. Thank you for your understanding.Thanks! Aimee & Greg Talbot at EuroLuxAntiques Watch Our Video:Free Shipping!Meet The FamilyMeet Aimee & Greg Talbot, Owners of EuroLuxWe Proudly Donate To:Visit Pets Inc., A No-Kill Animal Adoption CenterEuroLux Antiques1409 Main Street.Newberry, SC 29108.866.602.9394.
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