Chinoiserie Chandelier
This Chandelier needed both cleaning and repair.


View 1
This chandelier is in need of lots TLC.  Four of the candelabra arms and three of the eagles at the top were broken.

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View 2
Here we have soldered the "chickens" in placeWe decided not to braze for fear of burning surrounding finish.
 


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View 3
Would somebody please clean this place!

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View 4
Age and salt air have given this little Samurai a much undesired patina.

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View 5
This view shows a dirty bird up close.  Three of these eagles where broken at the inner original brass gas tubing.  The chandelier was originally a gas chandelier.


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View 6
We'll guard this place but we ain't cleanin'.  Cleaning was a big part of the restoration of this chandelier.

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View 7
This detail shows the Emperor without his maid!

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View 8
Hear are a few dirty detail shots.

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View 9
The Emperor alone.

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View 10
These are some of the parts to the chandelier which disassemble beautifully.

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View 11
House keeping finally showed up.  Notice the red tipped detail on the swords.

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View 12
Now here is a happy camper.  The detail on this chandelier is outstanding.

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View 13
And finally the Chinoiserie Chandelier is complete.

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