ANTIQUE VALLERYSTHAL PORTIEUX FRENCH BLUE OPALINE GLASS CHIMERES CANDLESTICK. EXCEPTIONALLY FINE FRENCH BLUE OPALINE GLASS. CANDLESTICK IN THE HIGHLY DESIRABLE CHIMERES PATTERN. Presenting a stunning antique blue opaline milk glass single candlestick holder produced by the quality French makers Vallerysthal Portieux PV in their highly desirable Chimeres pattern, model #6440. This exceptionally elegant piece has been produced in a divine blue opaline glass which glistens with an appealing milky opalescence.
This rarer pattern is pictured on page 41 and 212 of. By Frank Chiarenza & James Slater detailing "This dazzling candlestick is well named "fantastical" or "imaginative!Embossed on the bulbous portion of the stem is a mythical bird, rather Archeopteryx like with a long curling reptilian tail and sweeping wings that taper. The surface of the stem and the ornate base is pebbled. The socket is formed as eight flower petals.
The exquisite raised pattern and its ornately scrolled detailing magnificently accentuates the sparkle of the blue opaline glass. This perfectly proportioned piece stands proudly atop a wide and stable foot while the petal shaped rim is designed to safely catch any dripping wax. This beautifully designed and wonderfully elegant piece would make stunning feature in any well styled home and is sure to add a touch of opulence to any room it graces. This piece would look exquisite with the warm flickering glow of candlelight reflecting off its surface.This stunning piece is presented in excellent antique condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. There are the usual rough seam / mold edges, a standard part of the manufacture but mentioned for complete accuracy. This piece has been very well cared for and presents spectacularly. This candlestick stands approx 200mms tall, measures 115mms in diameter at the base and 65mms in diameter at the top rim. A fabulous addition to any French glass, opaline milk glass or elegant glass collection.
This wonderfully elegant and stylish piece would make a fine feature in any opulent or traditionally styled home. A perfect gift idea for any discerning admirer of fine quality, beautifully designed vintage objects of sheer beauty. Rest assured, all items are professionally packaged to the highest of standards! International buyers are most welcome. Sorry, no personal cheques accepted.
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The item "ANTIQUE VALLERYSTHAL PORTIEUX FRENCH BLUE OPALINE GLASS CHIMERES CANDLESTICK" is in sale since Tuesday, July 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery, Glass\Glass\Art Glass\French". The seller is "threetreefrogs" and is located in melbourne. This item can be shipped worldwide.