North German 16th Century Renaissance Brass Twelve-Light Chandelier

Rare Chandelier of exquisite quality with twelve arms of typical renaissance form, arranged in two tiers around a heavy baluster shaft, topped by a female figure with a hanging ring above her head, and terminating in an beautifully rendered double-faced head and elaborate handle at the bottom end.

Ref.: A similar chandelier is in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum,  Amsterdam, collection No. BK—NM-3512


32” diameter, 37” high.

81.5 cm diameter, 94 cm high


Reference Number: L_617


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