THE ZENITH CHANDELIER The Zenith Chandelier was originally designed by Baccarat in the XIX century. It showcases the meticulous finery of Baccarat’s craftsmanship. The original chandelier is a truly dazzling decorative piece. Its wealth of decoration is enthralling – designed as a luminous clear crystal revelation – an illuminated sculptural splendour. It has a central column of cut crystal that resourcefully masks all wires. Glorious from any angle, it features chiseled prisms, sparkling pendants and Baccarat’s signature single red octagonal crystal. In 2016, Marcel Wanders studio set out to design a contemporary version of this wonderful chandelier. 70 RIGHT From the Baccarat archives comes a drawing, ‘No. 17069’, portraying a historical chandelier with thirty-six candles in clear crystal. Design critic Dan Rubinstein, stated “Tradition gets seriously warped at Baccarat” with this re-invention by Marcel Wanders studio of a late nineteenth century creation.

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