Imperial Russian Crystal and Blue Glass Girondoles

A rare pair of Imperial Russian crystal girandoles, each with five scrolling candle branches set in a cobalt blue glass baluster vase mounted in gilt bronze, the central faceted obelisk supports original crystals and chains; The whole rests on a round white marble base with gilded bronze trim.  An identical pair but  with amber rather than cobalt blue glass  are displayed in a Museum in St Petersberg.  These pair  came from the estate of a  Canadian Department store magnate. (  The name  will be divulged to the next custodian of these girandoles)

Dimensions: 34″ ( 86 cm ) H x 15″ ( 38 cm ) diameter at the base of the girandoles.

Ref. CW TR158880

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