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