Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE! Rare Antique Black Forest Carved Wood & Antlers Ceiling Fixture, Chandelier? Rare Antique Black Forest Carved Wood & Antlers Light Fixture, Chandelier, Candelabra for Ceiling.All items and photos are the express property of Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. No reproduction without prior written consent. We'll be sending out sale notices and special deals to our'Favorites' customers. Well, in fact I bought this one for myself and for my home, but we haven't yet hung it or put it to use and so we're going to put it in shop and let you designers go after it.
This is an early 1800s hand carved figural candle holder - chandelier. Pre-electric, these were hung from the ceiling as you see her, and then candles in holders that had hooks & chain would be hung from it - more for an area where more light was needed, or just a few for lower light. Then those removable candlestands were lifted off and taken as a'go to bed' light at evening's end. Now they are often wired and fitted with electric lights and are coveted for Aspen, Ski Lodge and French Country homes and decor all over the world, as well as cabins and, well, my kitchen if I ever get around to it. These come in both male and female figural carvings, but I've seen many more with men than women so loved this one in particular.She has glass eyes and folds her hands across her abdomen, resting them just above a carved crest upon which one might have carved a name or date. Often these were used in'pubs' for lack of a better word, or beer halls, so the plaque might be painted with the name of the establishment. Often fully painted over the wood, too, which I don't like as well as the bare old wood you see here.
I do think the antlers, which are elk, are later replacements to the piece. Though in fact I'm not positive of it. She's nearly 16" and with this set of antlers from which to hang candlesticks, or lamps, she is 25" long. One can certainly mount a longer or bigger pair of antlers to increase the size of the chandelier.Get to her before I remodel my kitchen, or she'll be gone, gone, gone. We're easy to deal with. Our fine inventory is very important. And your ranking of our performance is also very important! We wish to keep our 4.9 - 5 star ratings in all categories. We always insure our items BUT, more importantly, pack them extremely well knowing that most are not replaceable. Please remember that when leaving DSR ratings.
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The item "Rare Antique Black Forest Carved Wood & Antlers Ceiling Fixture, Chandelier" is in sale since Wednesday, May 9, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Chandeliers, Sconces & Lighting Fixtures". The seller is "antiquesuncommontreasure" and is located in San Marcos, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.