Attributed to François Rémond, master in 1774
Late 18th century
Chased, gilt and blue-painted bronze
Inv. CAM 146
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This chandelier is composed of an ovoid vase and twelve arms held by female figures ending in acanthus leaves. Probably confiscated during the French Revolution, in 1808 it was presented by Napoleon to Jean-Jacques de Cambacérès who put it in his Paris residence, the Hôtel de Roquelaure.