A magnificent large scale Italian 18th century giltwood and crystal Genovese chandelier. The impressive giltwood central fut has an inverted finial at the bottom,with carvings of acanthus leaves throughout. Eight large S scrolled patinated iron arms are bountifully accented with crystal garlands and teardrop crystal pendants with rosette tops. Above is a second tier of crystal sprays ending with crystal pendants. The giltwood fut tapers to the top crown decorated with more carved acanthus leaves. All original gilt, patina and crystals.