Chandelier Crystal Candlestick - Alsace Lorraine Eighteenth - Etoile des Brasseurs

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Chandelier Candlestick in cut crystal
Chandelier Candlestick in cut crystal
950 €

Description

CategoryGlasses, vases and glass objects
Period18th century
Style
Dimensions
Height9.1 in
Diameter 5.9 in
Weight 640 g
Condition Good condition

Chandelier candlestick in cut crystal -
Alsace Lorraine late eighteenth -
Large foot terrace decorated with a six-pointed star,
also known as the Brass Star (very old symbol *).
Baluster faceted as a diamond.
Good condition, absolutely no égrenure,
note small bubbles in the crystal.
Brand pontil.
Dimensions: 23cm high x 15.5cm diameter foot
Weight: 640gr

* Alchemist symbol of the monks-brewers presenting the combination between the sky and the earth, but also of 4 elements, the air, the earth, the water, the fire, allowing to interpret the germination of grain, the brewing, the fermentation.
This symbol (interlaced double triangle) appears from the Middle Ages, mainly located in southern Germany and eastern France and especially in Alsace.

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