Girandole

Object Details

Title:

Girandole

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

French

Place:

Paris, France (Place created)

Date:

about 1680–1690

Medium:

Gilt bronze with beads and drops of rock crystal, coral, jasper, amethyst, carnelian, agate, and other hardstones

Object Number:

85.DF.382.1

Dimensions:

38.1 × 25.4 × 12.7 cm (15 × 10 × 5 in.)

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Provenance
- 1985

Bernard Steinitz, French, 1933 - 2012, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1985.

Bibliography

"Acquisitions/1985." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 14 (1986), p. 241, no. 188.

Bremer-David, Charissa, et al. Decorative Arts: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue of the Collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1993), p. 94, no. 148.

Wilson, Gillian, and Catherine Hess. Summary Catalogue of European Decorative Arts in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2001), p. 76, no. 149.

Harwood, Buie, Bridget May, and Curt Sherman. Architecture and Interior Design through the 18th Century: An Integrated History (Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2002), p. 392, no. 23-12, pl. 56.

Wilson, Gillian, et al. French Furniture and Gilt Bronzes: Baroque and Régence: Catalogue of the J. Paul Getty Museum Collection (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008), pp. 292-95, no. 33.

Courtin, Nicolas. L'art d'habiter à Paris au XVIIe siècle: l'ameublement des hôtels particuliers (Dijon: Éditions Faton, 2011), pp. 238-39, ill.